Best Reference Books – Computer Process Control

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Computer Process Control subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Computer Process Control along with reviews.

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1. “Computer Control of Processes” by M Chidambaram

“Computer Control of Processes” Book Review: This comprehensive text covers computers and principles in designing digital controllers. This book gives details on computer networking, topology, communication protocol, and DCS Fundamentals of fuzzy logic control, their design and use of fuzzy logic in improving the performance of conventional PID controllers presented Several case studies provided to illustrate the design of digital controllers. This book covers new topics, such as programmable logic control (PLCs), smart sensors and Fieldbus, identification and design of nonlinear controllers are also covered. The book also presents fundamentals of fuzzy logic control, design of such controllers, and use of fuzzy logic in improving the performance of conventional PID controllers suitable for users in this field.

2. “Process Simulation and Control Using Aspen” by Jana A K

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“Process Simulation and Control Using Aspen” Book Review: This book discusses the simulation, optimization, dynamics, and closed-loop control of a wide variety of chemical processes using the most popular commercial flowsheet simulator ASPEN (TM). This book thoroughly explains a large variety of chemical units including flash drum, continuous stirred tank reactor, plug flow reactor, petroleum refining column, heat exchanger, absorption tower, reactive distillation, distillation train, and monomer production unit. The book introduces the students to the simulation of large chemical plants with several single process units. With the addition of the new sections, additional information, and plenty of illustrations and exercises, this text should prove extremely useful for the students. This book is intended for the students of chemical engineering at the senior undergraduate and postgraduate level, this book will also be helpful to research scientists and practicing engineers as a helpful guide to the simulation of chemical processes.

3. “Process Control: Modeling, Design and Simulation (Prentice-Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)” by B Wayne Bequette

“Process Control: Modeling, Design and Simulation (Prentice-Hall International Series in the Physical and Chemical Engineering Sciences)” Book Review: This book is designed for chemical engineering students, to provide an introduction to the modeling, analysis, and simulation of the dynamic behavior of chemical processes. This book not only presents the theory and develops analytic solutions, but also uses interactive learning through computer-based simulation exercises (modules). This book teaches students the field’s most important techniques, behaviors, and control problems through practical examples, supplemented by 16 hands-on learning modules that demonstrate computer simulations based on the popular MATLAB software package, including the SIMULINK block-diagram simulation environment which help the student to get thorough knowledge of the concept. This book contains the following topics, Fundamental Models, Dynamic Behavior, Empirical Models, Introduction to Feedback Control, PID Controller Tuning, Frequency-Response Analysis, Internal Model Control, The IMC-Based PID Procedure, Cascade and Feed-Forward Control, PID Enhancements, Ratio, Selective, and Split-Range Control, Control-Loop Interaction, Multivariable Control, Plantwide Control, Model Predictive Control, including Introduction to MATLAB, Introduction to SIMULINK, Ordinary Differential Equations, MATLAB LTI Models, Isothermal Chemical Reactor, First-Order + Time-Delay Processes, Biochemical Reactors, CSTR, Steam Drum Level, Surge Vessel Level Control, Batch Reactor, Biomedical Systems, Distillation Control, Case Study Problems, Flow Control, and Digital Control.

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4. “Distributed Computer Control Systems in Industrial Automation: 66 (Electrical and Computer Engineering)” by Dobrivojie Popovic and Vijay P Bhatkar

“Distributed Computer Control Systems in Industrial Automation: 66 (Electrical and Computer Engineering)” Book Review: This book is a reference guide for professionals or a handbook for graduate and postgraduate students, this book features practical designs and applications of distributed computer control systems. This book also demonstrates how to improve plant productivity, enhance product quality, and increase safety, and reliability.

5. “Optimal Control Theory: An Introduction (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering)” by Donald E Kirk

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“Optimal Control Theory: An Introduction (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering)” Book Review: This book is intended for upper-level undergraduates, this book presents three aspects of optimal control theory: dynamic programming, Pontryagin’s minimum principle, and numerical techniques for trajectory optimization. Chapters 1 and 2 of this book focuses on describing systems and evaluating their performances. Chapter 3 deals with dynamic programming. The calculus of variations and Pontryagin’s minimum principle are the subjects of chapters 4 and 5, and chapter 6 explores iterative numerical techniques for finding optimal controls and trajectories. This book contains numerous problems, meant to introduce additional topics as well as to illustrate basic concepts, appear throughout the text.

6. “Process Control: Theory and Applications” by Jean-Pierre Corriou

“Process Control: Theory and Applications” Book Review: This book can be read at different levels, making it a powerful source of information. This book presents most of the aspects of control that can help anyone to have a synthetic view of control theory and possible applications, especially concerning process engineers, academics, researchers, and students alike. For each topic, the theories, techniques, and algorithms are presented in detail, with numerous references in this book. This book contains examples that you can follow to master the different techniques.

7. “Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing” by Mikell P Groover

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“Automation, Production Systems, and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing” Book Review: This textbook is suitable for courses in automation in manufacturing and computer-integrated manufacturing taught to students of mechanical, production, mechatronics, and aeronautical engineering. It provides an overview of production systems and how they are computerized and discusses practices of modern manufacturing approaches and technologies.

8. “Computer Aided Process Control” by S K Singh

“Computer-Aided Process Control” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to the subject of computer control of industrial processes. Beginning with the basic concepts, the book covers-mathematical modeling, feedback methods, and the role of computers in the control and design aspects of industrial processes.

9. “Oracle E-Business Suite Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management” by Bastin Gerald and Nigel King

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“Oracle E-Business Suite Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management” Book Review: This comprehensive text explains how to implement the planning, engineering, pricing, order fulfillment, and inventory management components of Oracle Manufacturing and Supply Chain. This book also helps develop and deliver goods and services faster, cheaper, and more efficiently than your competitors.

10. “Computer Process Control: Modelling and Optimization” by T H Lee
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