Performance Assessment of Control Loops: Theory and Applications / Edition 1

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Overview

A typical industrial process includes thousands of control loops. Instrumentation technicians generally maintain and service these loops, but rather infrequently. Routine maintenance of such loops at optimal settings can save a typical industrial complex hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. The development of quality measures of performance for such control loops in industrial settings is the subject matter of this book. This book considers theoretical aspects of control loop performance assessment for univariate and multivariate loops; and evaluations of such assessment techniques via simulations, experimental evaluations on computer-interfaced pilot scale processes, and industrial applications.
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This well-written book does an excellent job of presenting the efforts of several workers ina thorough and unified manner. Many references to previous work are given. Perhaps the major new contributions presented are in the extension of single-loop techniques to the multivariable case. The authors are not afraid to consider a "typical" plant as having "hundreds and even thousands of control loops".

…if your interest lies in research or teaching in this area, this book should be on your shelf.

Measurement and Control 33 (2000) 283 (Reviewer: Ken Dutton)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781852336394
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 10/18/1999
  • Series: Advances in Industrial Control Series
  • Edition description: 1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 255
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Feedback Controller Performance Assessment of Univariate Processes.- Multivariate Processes: Preliminaries.- Unitary Interactor Matrices and Minimum Variance Control.- Estimation of the Unitary Interactor Matrices.- Feedback Controller Performance Assessment: Simple Interactor.- Feedback Controller Performance Assessment: Diagonal Interactor.- Feedback Controller Performance Assessment: General Interactor.- Feedforward and Feedback Controller Performance Assessment.- Performance Assessment of Nonminimum Phase Systems.- A Unified Approach to Performance Assessment.- Performance Assessment: User-specified Benchmark.- Performance Assessment: LQG Benchmark.- Control Loop Performance Monitoring.- Closed Loop Identification.- Practical Considerations and Industrial Case Studies.- Appendices: The Algorithm for the Calculation of a Unitary Interactor Matrix; Examples of the Diagonal/General Interactor Matrices; Spectral Techniques in Performance Assessment.- References.- Index.

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