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Advanced process control system for a crude distillation unit. A case study

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Development, implementation, and operation of an advanced control system for a crude distillation unit are described. The system is based on Honeywell Profit® Controller software. The paper outlines the CDU/VDU-4 plant of Gasprom Neftekhim Salavat JSC (Bashkortostan Republic, Russia) as a control object, discusses project implementation phases, mentions APC maintenance issues, and summarizes key success factors.

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Original Russian Text © D.Kh. Fayruzov, Yu.N. Bel’kov, D.V. Kneller, A.Yu. Torgashov, 2013, published in Avtomatizatsiya v Promyshlennosti, 2013, No. 8, pp. 3–10.

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Fayruzov, D.K., Bel’kov, Y.N., Kneller, D.V. et al. Advanced process control system for a crude distillation unit. A case study. Autom Remote Control 78, 357–367 (2017).

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