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Process Control

Process Control
A First Course with MATLAB

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  • Author: Pao C. Chau, University of California, San Diego
  • Date Published: August 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521002554
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  • Process Control covers the most essential aspects of process control suitable for a one-semester introductory course. While classical techniques are discussed, Chau also covers state space modeling and control, a modern control topic lacking in most introductory texts. MATLAB, a popular engineering software package, is employed as a powerful yet approachable computational tool. Each chapter concludes with problem sets, to which hints or solutions are provided. The support website provides excellent support in the way of MATLAB outputs of text examples and MATLAB sessions, references, and supplementary notes.

    • One of the only texts on this subject suitable for a one-semester course in process control
    • Includes more than 150 exercises, to which hints or solutions are provided
    • Supported by a web site with extra MATLAB help and resources
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    "This book operates well as a succinct and readable introductory text for students studying process control, as well as for professionals undertaking industrial short courses or looking for a brief reference. It will also serve admirably as a useful teaching textbook...a book that informs, illuminates, and is sure to elicit lively discussions from the teacher and the taught in any courses that utilize it." Current Engineering Practice

    "This book is highly recommended for a first course..." Chemical Engineering Progress

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521002554
    • length: 330 pages
    • dimensions: 241 x 170 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • contains: 127 b/w illus. 4 tables 162 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Mathematical preliminaries
    3. Dynamic response
    4. State space representation
    5. Analysis of PID control systems
    6. Design and tuning of single-loop control systems
    7. Stability of closed-loop systems
    8. Frequency response analysis
    9. Design of state space systems
    10. Multiloop systems
    MATLAB tutorial sessions
    Homework problems.

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