APC: A Status Report

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The purpose of this paper is to trace the history of the development of process control, advanced process control and related applied engineering technologies, and to discuss the reasons why the industry has encountered difficulties. This paper also presents some recommendations to improve the likelihood of successful APC project implementation, and make some predictions about the future direction of the technology.

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Author: Dr. James R. Ford, P.E., Maverick  | File Type: PDF

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