Process Dynamics and Control / Edition 1by Dale E. Seborg, Thomas F. Edgar, Duncan A. Mellichamp
Pub. Date: 06/28/1989
This chemical engineering text provides a balanced treatment of the central issues in process control: process modelling, process dynamics, control systems, and process instrumentation. There is also full coverage of classical control system design methods, advanced control strategies, and digital control techniques. Includes numerous examples and exercises.
Table of ContentsPART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO PROCESS CONTROL.
Introduction to Process Control.
Theoretical Models of Chemical Processes.
PART TWO: DYNAMIC BEHAVIOR OF PROCESSES.
Transfer Function and State-Space Models.
Dynamic Behavior of First-Order and Second-Order Systems.
Dynamic Response Characteristics of More Complicated Systems.
Development of Empirical Dynamic Models from Process Data.
PART THREE: FEEDBACK AND FEEDFORWARD CONTROL.
Control System Instrumentation.
Overview of Control System Design.
Dynamic Behavior and Stability of Closed-Loop Control Systems.
PID Controller Design, Tuning, and Troubleshooting.
Frequency Response Analysis.
Control System Design Based on Frequency Response Analysis.
Feedforward and Radio Control.
PART FOUR: ADVANCED PROCESS CONTROL.
Enhanced Single-Loop Control Strategies.
Digital Sampling, Filtering, and Control.
Multiloop and Multivariable Control.
Model Predictive Control.
Batch Process Control.
Introduction to Plantwide Control.
Plantwide Control Design Procedures.
Appendix A: Digital Process Control Systems: Hardware and Software.
Appendix B: Review of Thermodynamics Concepts for Conservation Equations.
Appendix C: Use of MATLAB in Process Control.
Appendix D: Contour Mapping and the Principle of the Argument.
Appendix E: Dynamic Models and Parameters Used for Plantwide Control.
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