Process Modeling, Simulation, and Control for Chemical Engineers

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McGraw-Hill, 1990 - Science - 725 pages
The purpose of this book is to convey to undergraduate students an understanding of those areas of process control that all chemical engineers need to know. The presentation is concise, readable and restricted to only essential elements. The methods presented have been successfully applied in industry to solve real problems. Analysis of closedloop dynamics in the time, Laplace, frequency and sample-data domains are covered. Designing simple regulatory control systems for multivariable processes is discussed. The practical aspects of process control are presented sizing control valves, tuning controllers, developing control structures and considering interaction between plant design and control. Practical simple identification methods are covered.

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Contents

Introduction BE O vam
1
of Chemical Engineering Systems
3
Mathematical Models
13
Computer Simulation
87
Simulation Examples
116
TimeDomain Dynamics and Control
165
Conventional Control Systems and Hardware
205
Advanced Control Systems
253
FrequencyDomain Dynamics and Control
413
FrequencyDomain Analysis of Closedloop Systems
455
Process Identification
502
Multivariable Processes
535
Analysis of Multivariable Systems
562
Design of Controllers For Multivariable Processes
594
SampledData Control Systems
613
Stability Analysis of SampledData Systems
657

LaplaceDomain Dynamics and Control
301
LaplaceDomain Analysis of Conventional
339
LaplaceDomain Analysis of Advanced
376
Design of Digital Compensators
685
Appendix
711
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