Process Control

Theory and Applications

Authors: Corriou, Jean-Pierre

  • Presents the aspects of control that can help anyone to have a synthetic view of control theory and its process-industrial applications, in a single book
  • Contains step-by-step processes for an easier understanding
  • Illustrates control methods applicable to industrial processes with practical examples
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About this Textbook

This textbook introduces the topics and theories of process control step-by-step in increasing complexity, making the learning of detailed techniques and algorithms easier. Whether you are a student starting in control, or an industrial engineer who, at present, only has cursory contact with control, the initial classical approach to continuous control by transfer functions will be of enormous benefit. The more advanced material on discrete control and state-space control, as well as nonlinear control and observers, requires minimal previous knowledge, assisting you to move more easily to the use of high-performance techniques.

A range of identification and control methods applicable to industrial processes are accompanied by practical examples, allowing readers to learn the subject both broadly and in depth. The expanded second edition of Process Control explores and introduces detailed topics, such as:

  • new sections on tuning rules for feedback controllers;
  • new sequences for parameter identification such as multi-level and multisinusoidal sequences;
  • improved presentation of optimal control with dynamic optimization and model predictive control;
  • deeper coverage of applications of nonlinear geometric control;
  • expanded coverage of state observers, introducing the unscented and ensemble Kalman filters, the particle filter, the bootstrap filter, and providing more profound treatment of the Luenberger observer and high-gain observer; and
  • more examples of process control. 

The book helps students to learn by using worked examples throughout the text, along with a downloadable solutions manual for the convenience of instructors. The broad coverage creates an important synthesis of the majority of aspects of process control, which gives a complete view of control theory and possible applications within the field, making the book accessible to engineers and academic researchers alike.

About the authors

Jean-Pierre Corriou is an author of three books: Commande des Procédés, Lavoisier, Paris, 766 pages (three editions, 3rd 2012), Process Control, Theory and application, Springer, London, 2004, 752 pages, and Méthodes numériques et optimisation, Lavoisier, Paris, 2010, 442 pages. He is also author of 106 articles in national and international journals, as well as a reviewer for many journals, and an associate editor in the International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Mathematical Methods in Engineering.

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eBook £70.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-61143-3
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £87.50
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-61142-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Process Control
Book Subtitle
Theory and Applications
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-61143-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-61143-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-61142-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIII, 860
Number of Illustrations and Tables
382 b/w illustrations
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