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An Applied Guide to Process and Plant Design by Sean Moran

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Chapter 13

How to Design a Process Control System

Practical process control system design is not applied mathematics. It is about how to put instruments and actuators on the P&ID and FDS for the plant, which are sufficient to make the plant approximate steady state (or more likely a number of reasonably steady states). It is also linked inextricably to process design in such a way as to work in concert to yield an inherently safe, controllable, and error-tolerant plant.

Keywords

Process; plant; control; system; design

Introduction

As Myke King (see “Further Reading”) has pointed out, much of what is taught in Chemical Engineering courses under the heading of process control is out of date, irrelevant, and impractical, with the result that most new ...

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