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Control methods that can be more effective than proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers, include feed-forward control, disturbance compensation, adaptive control, optimal PID control and fuzzy control.
More agile tools are helping multivariable control become more effective for advanced process control and other applications than traditional model-based control (MPC) and real-time optimization. Process engineers, operations personnel, DCS and APC engineers, and other process operation and optimization stakeholders benefit from understanding the matrix.
Articles about multivariable control, optimizing manufacturing processing, robotic 3D manufacturing, rotary knife applications and Control Engineering hot topics were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 2-8, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
A healthy multivariable advanced process control (APC) layer should be a core-competency of the process industries.
Cover Story: While simulation systems can help for control system programming design, a general-purpose programming language like C# can be used: First, some basic control system theory.
The world is filled with missing feedback loops that could improve performance if those loops were closed. Learn how your automation knowledge can help others.
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Inside Machines: More answers regarding servo system tuning follow the April 15 webcast on force control as it relates to tuning servo systems.
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