1. 26 things to not do in temperature, flow, valve, differential pressure and pH applications Books and courses in academia tend to address control issues on a more theoretical level, and even when partnering with industry, some practical information may be lacking. Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner offer their list of 'deal breakers' with regard to these vital applications. Read it here. 2. Criteria and procedure for controller tuning Characteristically, applications are nonlinear and relatively slow. Here, Russ Rhinehart discusses a heuristic approach, which he says is fast, has small impact on the processes, and includes human supervision. Read it here. 3. Resource…Full Story
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