Gary L. Pratt

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Networking and Security January 5, 2012

PLC-based Bode loop analysis for industrial controls

Technology Update: Today’s PLC can do Bode loop analysis, bringing benefits to industrial controls long enjoyed in the electronics world. The Bode analyzer function block described improved the control loop used on a gas turbine engine, including certification of the turbine control systems. See 26 graphics, charts, and screen captures in this pictorial tutorial.

By Gary L. Pratt