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Automatic process control for the food industry: an introduction

Y. Huang1,     United States Department of Agriculture, USA

Abstract:

In order to ensure food security in food-manufacturing operations, automatic process control is desired. With the operation of automatic process-control systems the deviation of the controlled variables from standards can be consistently monitored, adjusted, and minimized to improve the process operations on a regular basis. Proportionalintegral-derivative (PID) control has been widely used in the food industry. Model-based control has been developed to improve the performance of control systems in the food industry. This chapter overviews the concepts, methods, and systems of automatic process control for ...

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