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Field Application of Microcomputer Controllers

  • W. F. Stoecker
  • P. A. Stoecker

Abstract

Chapters 1 through 17 have provided a foundation for the understanding and design of microcomputer-based control systems. The final chapter in this book addresses considerations in the field application of microcomputer controllers to thermal and mechanical systems. The chapter opens with a review of the linear proportional-integral (PI) control laws previously discussed in Chapters 16 and 17 and a discussion of their limitations. PI control algorithms suitable for field application are then described in Secs. 18-3 and 18-4.

Keywords

Controller Output Incremental Algorithm Process Gain Integral Gain Integrate Square Error 
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© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. F. Stoecker
    • 1
  • P. A. Stoecker
    • 2
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUrbana-ChampaignUSA
  2. 2.Hewlett-Packard CompanyUSA

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