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on 'Loop Control'

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  • The Ultimate in Flexibility

    44 % of Process Control Inputs Can Be Wireless with No Difficulty and for a Greenfield Plant That's a Savings of 7% Overall

    06/07/2010
  • Around the Loop

    Analog or Digital Process Controllers? It’s Clearly a Digital World.

    02/27/2009
  • Playing the Field

    If Most of Loops Are Distributed to Field-Solved PID, What Are the Chances You Could “Hot Swap” Your Host Just Like a Field Device?

    05/04/2008
  • On ‘Strange’ Loops and Plant Intelligence

    Douglas Hofstadter asks in his recently published book, "I Am a Strange Loop," how anything as amorphous and mysterious as the “I” within each of our brains can exhibit any real power over the physical world.

    Keith Larson
    08/30/2007
  • Loop controllers

    Every month, Control’s editors take a specific product area, collect all the latest, significant tools we can find, and present them here to make your job easier. This month, we focus on loop controllers.

    06/04/2007
  • A Return to Single-Loop-Integrity

    Control in the field is becoming mainstream once again – just as the ISA SP50 fieldbus committee predicted it would be. CONTROL's regular contributor Dave Harrold looks at the integrity of the control loop.

    Dave Harrold
    03/19/2007
  • Talking about talking

    Columnists Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner, PE, bring their wits and more than 70 years of process control experience to bear on your questions, comments and problems in this month’s installment of Control Talk.

    12/15/2006
  • Loop gain in aluminum extrusion processes

    Process control authority Béla Lipták answers a reader's question regarding PID loops and if they can be used without having to change the loop gain when the number of pumps used is changed.

    11/07/2006
  • Tuning rule bonanza

    Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner say in order to get good performance, you need to measure and track the process, the controls, and the equipment under actual real-time operating conditions.

    11/07/2006
  • User-friendly advanced control

    Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, looks at the latest advances in simulation and modeling technologies for improved loop control, including new software packages and embedded APC systems.

    10/26/2006
  • Jacket temp: Thermocouple multiplexers

    In this installment of Ask the Experts, Bela Liptak and his cadre of automation experts suggest to a reader how to tune a reactor temperature control loop for nearly all exothermic chemical reactors.

    10/14/2006
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