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Proper Valve Selection and Control Strategies in Food and Beverage Processes

Posted in Final Control Element, Food & Beverage on Monday, November 19th, 2018. No comments yet
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Temperature control is a critical factor for many food & beverage processes. In a Flow Control magazine article, Selecting Valves for Food and Beverage Applications, Emerson’s Blake Coleman highlights the importance of the right valves and proper tuning to get optimum performance. Blake opens with what poor control may mean:

How to Reduce Discontinuities, Nonlinearities and Oscillations in Split Range Control

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Wednesday, March 9th, 2011. No comments yet
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Update 3: Here’s Greg’s review of the demo/seminar. Update 2: The video player was having issues so I’ve removed the embedded version. Update and bump: Here is the video recording (546Mb download). Here are the slides (download) for today’s presentation: Split Range Control – Greg McMillan Deminar View more presentations from Jim Cahill. Original post: […]

Control Loop Foundation Learning Website

Posted in Education, Process Optimization on Monday, November 15th, 2010. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Terry Blevins and Mark Nixon‘s new book, Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes was highlighted in an earlier post here on the blog. As I noted in the post, the intent of the book was to give automation professionals a foundation in process control in subjects such as: …measurements, on-line analyzers, final […]

What Have I Learned? – Read Greg McMillan’s Blog

Posted in Control Strategies, Education on Thursday, May 28th, 2009. No comments yet
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If you’re a process automation professional and you haven’t been following Greg McMillan on the ModelingAndControl.com blog and his “What Have I Learned?” series of posts, you’re not in the flow of great knowledge sharing. Here’s the current list of posts: What Have I Learned? – Sharing Knowledge What Have I Learned? – Einstein and […]

Advice for Batch Reactor Temperature Control

Posted in Energy, Process Optimization on Thursday, July 10th, 2008. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Mark Coughran has been busy sharing his process control expertise lately. His latest article, Improve Batch Reactor temperature control, appears in the June issue of Chemical Processing magazine. Mark describes three batch reactor temperature control cases with split-range control configurations. The first case involves control valves to hot and cold headers on the reactor […]