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To provide students with the knowledge of:
- process dynamics
- process models
- process control
- control system analysis and design
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Students Should Gain From This Course
- Ability to develop mathematical and transfer function models for dynamic processes.
- Ability to analyze process stability and dynamic responses.
- Ability to empirically determine process dynamics for step response data.
- Familiarity with different types of PID feedback controllers.
- Ability to read block diagrams and process and instrumentation diagrams.
- Ability to design feed forward control, cascade control and Smith predictors.
- Knowledge of multivariable process interactions.
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Students Should Have Entering This Course:
- ChE 322 (basic understanding of thermodynamics).
- ChE 354 (ability to establish models for dynamic process operations).
- ChE 253M (Knowledge and lab experience with sensors, dynamics and data analysis).
- Perform macroscopic energy and mass balances for dynamic operations.
- Solve analytically and numerically algebraic and ordinary differential equations and perform basic matrix operations (ChE 348).
- Knowledge of complex variables and complex functions.
- Some experience of process sensors and measurements.
Text for this course:
The book is available from any on-line book seller or at the University Co-op.
Author: Dale Seborg | Thomas F. Edgar | Francis Doyle | Duncan A. Mellichamp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Date published: April 2010