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    A Real Time Approach to Process Control (Hardback) By (author) William Y. Svrcek, By (author) Donald P. Mahoney, By (author) Brent Young

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    DescriptionA hands-on teaching and reference text for chemical engineers In writing this book the authors' have focused exclusively on the vast majority of chemical engineering students who need a basic understanding of practical process control for their industrial careers. Traditionally process control has been taught using non-intuitive and highly mathematical techniques (Laplace and frequency-domain techniques). Aside from being difficult to master in a one-semester course, the traditional approach is of limited use for more complex process control problems encountered in the chemical processing industries. When designing and analyzing multi-loop control systems today, industry practitioners employ both steady-state and dynamic simulation-based methodologies. These 'real time' methods have now all but replaced the traditional approach. A Real Time Approach to Process Control provides the student with both a theoretical and practical introduction to this increasingly important approach. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this text introduces all of the applied fundamentals of process control from instrumentation to process dynamics, PID loops and tuning, to distillation, multi-loop and plant-wide control. In addition, students come away with a working knowledge of the three most popular dynamic simulation packages. The text carefully balances theory and practice by offering students readings and lecture materials along with hands-on workshops that provide a 'virtual' process on which to experiment and from which to learn modern, real time control strategy development. Features: The first and only textbook to use a completely real time approach. Gives students the opportunity to understand and use HYSYS software. Carefully designed workshops (tutorials) have been included to allow students to practice and apply the theory. Includes many worked examples and student problems. VISIT THE AUTHORS' WEBSITE: www ench.ucalgary.ca/~realtime


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    Title
    A Real Time Approach to Process Control
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Y. Svrcek, By (author) Donald P. Mahoney, By (author) Brent Young
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 326
    Width: 194 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 750 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471803638
    ISBN 10: 0471803634
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: TEC009010
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06, 01
    BIC subject category V2: UGK
    BISAC V2.8: TEC020000
    BIC subject category V2: TGPC
    DC21: 660.2815
    B&T Approval Code: F80663000, A93663638
    BISAC V2.8: SCI013060
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 670.42/75433
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TS156.8 .S86 2000
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    01 May 2000
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Table of contents
    A Brief History of Control and Simulation.Process Control Hardware Fundamentals.Fundamentals of Single Input/Single Output Systems.Basic Control Modes.Tuning Feedback Controllers.Advanced Topics in Classical Automatic Control.Common Control Loops.Distillation Column Control.Selection of Multiple Single-Loop Control Schemes Using Steady State Methods.Plant-Wide Modelling and Control.Appendices.Workshops.Index.