Tag Archive: adaptive+control controller+tuning process+dynamics system+performance

Jun
01

Deadtime’s Secret Identity – Part 1

For a constant flow and set of process operating conditions, is the observed total loop deadtime relatively constant? We know from last week’s blog, the deadtime also depends upon the sensor time constant and hence it’s fouling. Less recognized is that it depends upon whether a step change is made in the controller output versus …

Continue reading »