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Commissioning Control Systems – Closely Coupled Process

In a previous blog, I addressed some of the challenges of commissioning a multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) process that is characterized by process interaction. Also, in Chapter 12 of Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes  we address the special considerations associated with tuning an interactive process.  In such a process, each manipulated input may impact …

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Effect of Mechanical Design – Equipment

There are numerous examples where equipment design by not taking into consideration dynamics caused poor control. A good equipment design should reflect an understanding of how dynamics affect control loops and the efficiency and capacity of the production unit. Most advanced control opportunities arise from equipment deficiencies that become particularly evident as plants are pushed …

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