Chapter 19

Advanced process control systems


The chapter deals with advanced process control systems need for such systems in the process control. The history of the process control and then the advanced process control and multiple types of advanced process control techniques were discussed. The advanced process control advantages and disadvantages of various techniques are dealt with in detail. The topology of such systems in the real-time implementation is provided.


advanced process control (APC)
model predictive control (MPC)
statistical process control (SPC)
nonlinear control
linear control

19.1. Introduction and need for advanced process control (APC)

Control designs in the process industry are almost exclusively ...

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