Temperature is the most important common measurement. Temperature determines product formation rate and yield in reaction and crystallization processes and product composition in separation processes. Temperature is also important for monitoring energy balances and heat transfer coefficients.
We conclude this series with a look at control schemes that can increase process efficiency for distillation control, compressor control, and neutralizer control. These control schemes can inherently reduce process variability and controller tuning difficulty and for compressors increase onstream time.