Greg Baker, Watlow


DCS, SCADA, Controllers January 28, 2009

Is Automated PID Tuning Dependable?

It is surprising that more than 30% of all factory PID control loops are operating in manual rather than automatic mode. To make matters worse, of those loops operating in automatic mode, 65% produce less variance when in manual. This reality is possibly due to a dearth of personnel having sufficient know-how to tune and optimize a PID loop, which is one reason so many vendors provide automated...

By Greg Baker, Watlow
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