Tag Archive: variability

Dec
12

Maximizing the Return on Your Control Investment – Part 1

At Emerson Exchange, 2011, I had the pleasure of working with James Beall, Principal Control Consultant, Emerson Process Management to host a workshop that addresses how to get the maximum return from your control investment. The design and commissioning of the controls associated with a continuous or batch process directly impact plant operating efficiency and …

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Feb
24

Opportunity for Minimizing Loop Interaction

Aggressive action by one loop can upset another loop while attempting fast tight control. The most common example involves loops sharing a common utility or raw material resource, often in piping branches off of a header. The enhanced PID for wireless (PIDPlus) can eliminate the limit cycles that would spread throughout the system. The addition …

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