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Process Control: Modeling, Design, and Simulation by B. Wayne Bequette

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Student Exercises

1:Discuss the following problems (a–g) in the context of control:
  1. Identify control objectives;

  2. Identify input variables and classify as (a) manipulated or (b) disturbance;

  3. Identify output variables and classify these as (a) measured or (b) unmeasured;

  4. Identify constraints and classify as (a) hard or (b) soft;

  5. Identify operating characteristics and classify as (a) continuous, (b) batch, (c) semicontinuous (or semibatch);

  6. Discuss safety, environmental, and economic considerations;

  7. Discuss the types of control (feed forward or feedback).

Measurements and manipulated variables can vary continuously or may be sampled discretely.

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