Continuous Process Control (Practical Guides for Measurement and Control)

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Addressing the needs of engineers interested in controlling a continuous process and designed to help technicians, salespeople, students, managers and others handle 'real-life' industrial concerns. This book belongs in every library. Divided into two parts, Part I provides a general background on the elements needed for continuous process control. Measurements, control systems, and final control elements are discussed. Simple and complex control techniques including model predictive control are described in detail. Part II shows how these elements are combined to control actual processes. Control strategies are explained and related to process problems and objectives. Specific control designs needed to implement the strategies are described. These designs address such problems as difficult measurements, frequent disturbances, and interacting loops. Contents: Part I: Introduction, Continuous Process Characteristics, Measurement, Pressure and Temperature, Inventory and Throughput, Composition, Control Elements, Controllability, Controllers, Advanced Control Techniques, Control System Architecture, Control System Implementation, Evaluation. Part II: Fired Heater, Exothermic Reactor, Boiler Control, Wastewater Neutralization, Evaporator, Distillation, Gas Fractionation, Paper Mill Steam and Power Distribution, Nitric Acid, Supervisory Control of a Cat Cracker.

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Friedmann, Paul G. (editor)
Published by ISA, Research Triangle Park, NC, U.S.A. (1996)
ISBN 10: 1556175574 ISBN 13: 9781556175572
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Reader's Corner, Inc.
(Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.)

Book Description ISA, Research Triangle Park, NC, U.S.A., 1996. Hard Cover. Condition: New. No Jacket. First. This is a brand new hardcover copy. Blue faux leather with gold stamping. Fresh unopened copy straight from the ISA warehouse. Seller Inventory # 046061

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