Zero downtime is a requirement for many water/wastewater processes, often necessitating upgrading legacy automation by migrating existing code
Largest U.S. rotary heat-treating facility modernizes controls and automation with tight database integration.
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In advanced process control (APC), closed-loop multivariable control brings the inherent benefits of greater timeliness and consistency, fewer alarms and constraint violations and more effective process optimization. Multivariable control is core to most process operations. See “What is ‘real-time’ optimization?”
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When other methods fail, AI is a critical finding and solving tool
Feedforward and feedback: Multivariable control, like single-loop control, can be accomplished primarily with feedback control and selective (not wholesale) use of feedforward.
Lin and Associates, Inc. has agreed to acquire APC Performance LLC's model-less multivariable control (XMC) technology, which provides back-end control to distributed control systems and programmable controllers.
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