2. Elements, Modes, Techniques, and Design of Process Control for Thermal Processes

  1. K. P. Sandeep
  1. David Bresnahan

Published Online: 4 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960288.ch2

Thermal Processing of Foods: Control and Automation

Thermal Processing of Foods: Control and Automation

How to Cite

Bresnahan, D. (2011) Elements, Modes, Techniques, and Design of Process Control for Thermal Processes, in Thermal Processing of Foods: Control and Automation (ed K. P. Sandeep), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960288.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA

Author Information

  1. Kraft Foods, Inc., Glenview, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810072

Online ISBN: 9780470960288

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Keywords:

  • elements, modes and techniques - in process control design for thermal processes;
  • thermal processes, for product quality development - and food safety;
  • process parameter control - critical for product quality and safety;
  • automatic control consistency - reduced production costs, with improved safety;
  • sensor installation - for proper functioning;
  • common sensors list - for thermal processes;
  • PID controller, three modes - controlling signal calculation;
  • control loop troubleshooting - and proper design of control loop;
  • backpressure loop - fastest loop in a heating system;
  • process control of food thermal processes - control for product and package quality improvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The process model

  • Automatic control loop elements

  • Process dynamics

  • Modes of control

  • Controller tuning

  • Control loop troubleshooting

  • Process and instrument drawing (P&ID) symbology

  • Control techniques

  • Control system design

  • Examples of control loops

  • Summary

  • Abbreviations

  • Glossary

  • References

  • Further reading