Advanced Process Control

Advanced Process Control

Author(s): Cecil L. Smith

Published Online: 28 SEP 2010 11:39AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470381977

Online ISBN: 9780470612903

DOI: 10.1002/9780470612903

About this Book

This book fills the gap between basic control configurations (Practical Process Control) and model predictive control (MPC). For those loops whose performance has a direct impact on plant economics or product quality, going beyond simple feedback or cascade can improve control performance, or specifically, reduce the variance about the target. However, the effort required to implement such control technology must be offset by increased economic returns from production operations. The economic aspects of the application of the various advanced control technologies are stressed throughout the book.

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