Improving the Accuracy of Tuning of PID Controllers

  • Igor Boiko
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


Chapter 4 presents a nonlinear model of the flow process controlled by a pneumatically actuated valve. Through the example of the flow loop, it is shown that the accuracy of optimal tuning rules can be increased if precise and possibly nonlinear process models are used for optimisation. An example illustrating this approach is provided.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor Boiko
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  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentThe Petroleum InstituteAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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