Process Control - ChE Links
Network of European academic and commercial participants that performs research in
modelling, optimization, scheduling, state estimation, and performance monitoring of batch
Comparison of PID Control
From ExperTune, about differences in PID control algorithms and controllers.
Control Arts Inc.
Commercial software for chemical and related industries: multivariable and application
specific controllers, alarm history analysis, tools for operations management and process
Software for process control analysis, tuning and training, demo available.
Systems Lab Online
From the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, various systems for online experiments.
See also How it Works.
Control Tutorials for Matlab
Learn how to use Matlab for the analysis and design of automatic control systems.
Column Control Design
Paper about designing control systems for distillation columns using steady state models.
Includes an example for illustration. From Hyprotech.
of Chemical Process...
...as a Tool to Teach "The Real Problem" of Identification and Control. A paper
by Marta S. Basualdo presented at the ASEE/IEEE FIE 95 Conference.
Feedback control demonstrated at the example of an oven controlled by a PID temperature
controller. Includes an interactive simulation of the oven-controller system to experiment
Neural Network FAQ
Find answers to frequently asked questions about Neural Networks (NN): What are NNs? Who
is concerned with NNs? Free and commercial software, hardware...
PID Control Information
From John Shaw, a brief description of the standard PID control algorithm used in most
Practical Process Control
Free 300 page book (PDF) by Douglas J. Cooper, Control Station LLC, that teaches proven
methods and practices for automatic process controller design, analysis and tuning,
registration required before download.
Process Control Education
T. Marlin at McMaster University provides interactive questions and answers, tutorials
with solutions, and extensive enrichment material on instrumentation and valves.
Signals, Systems, Control
Demonstrations developed by students at Johns Hopkins University, mostly with Java
Very Basics of Control
From the ECOSSE Control HyperCourse, why control is used and an introduction to the basic
concept of simple feedback control.
From the ECOSSE Control HyperCourse, a series of online simulation experiments. Java
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