Chapter 2. Process Dynamics Fundamentals

  1. Professor Dr. John Ingham1,
  2. Professor Dr. Irving J. Dunn2,
  3. Professor Dr. Elmar Heinzle3 and
  4. Professor Dr. Jiří E. Přenosil2

Published Online: 24 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527614103.ch2

Chemical Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction to Modelling and Computer Simulation, Second Edition

Chemical Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction to Modelling and Computer Simulation, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ingham, J., Dunn, I. J., Heinzle, E. and Přenosil, J. E. (2000) Process Dynamics Fundamentals, in Chemical Engineering Dynamics: An Introduction to Modelling and Computer Simulation, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527614103.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemical Engineering University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP UK

  2. 2

    Departmcnt of Chemical Engineering ETH Zürich CH-8092 Zürich Switzerland

  3. 3

    Deparment of Technical Biochemistry University of Saarland P. O. Box 151150 D-66041 Saarbrücken Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 25 APR 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527297764

Online ISBN: 9783527614103

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Keywords:

  • process dynamics;
  • first-order response;
  • pure time delay;
  • flow phenomena;
  • mass transfer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Signal and Process Dynamics

  • Time Constants

  • Fundamentals of Automatic Control

  • Numerical Aspects of Dynamic Behaviour