- Process Control
- Advanced Process Control
- Automation in Process Control
- Advanced Process Control Automation and Instrumentation
- Computer Process Control
- Process Control System
1. Process Control
|1."Computer Process Control: Modelling and Optimization" by T H Lee|
|2."Process Control: Modeling, Design and Simulation" by B W Bequette|
Book Review: This book provides solid introduction to process control and carries out integration of software tools using MATLAB simulations. The book also includes process control diagrams, dynamic modeling, feedback control, frequency response analysis techniques and various control case studies. This book is of great help to students and professionals thereby helping them to master critical techniques. The book also illustrates important techniques, control problems with the help of practical examples, derivations and different techniques. The book also provides frequency response analysis techniques for robustness evaluation of control systems.
|3."Process Modeling Simulation and Control for Chemical Engineers" by W L Luyben|
Book Review: This is a very good textbook for undergraduate students of chemical engineering who want to learn about the areas of process control. The methodologies have been explained very nicely and are applied in the industry to solve real world problems. The book carries out analysis of closed loop dynamics, frequency data domain, sample data domain and many more. The book also carries out designing of regulatory control systems for multivariable processes. The book also covers practical identification methods.
|4."Chemical Process Control: An Introduction to Theory and Practice" by G Stephanopoulos|
Book Review: This book covers all the aspects related to chemical process control and they are process modeling, dynamic analysis of various processing systems, various control schemes, multivariable control configuration synthesis for single units and many other chemical plants. The book also carries out design and analysis of digital computer control systems. The book also carries out designing of regulatory control systems for multivariable processes. The book also covers practical identification methods.
|5."Industrial Process Control Systems" by Patrick Fardo|
“Industrial Process Control Systems” Book Review: The book presents topics on understanding and applying process control. The book attempts to introduce industrial process control and its applications. It describes the various systems involved in a process. It elucidates topics such as operating systems, process control, pressure systems, thermal systems. Systems of temperature, pressure, flow, level are also explained. Concepts of microprocessor systems, automated processes and robotic systems are also covered. The last sections of the book deals with analytical process systems, microprocessor systems, automated processes and robotic systems.
|6."Predictive Process Control of Crowded Particulate Suspensions" by Dinger Funk|
“Predictive Process Control of Crowded Particulate Suspensions” Book Review: The main idea of the book revolves around various concepts of Predictive Process Control. The contents of the book are spread over a total of 47 chapters. The well explained chapters provide knowledge to the reader in predictive process, particle physics, and Rheology. The first few chapters introduce the reader to the predictive process control and key concepts of particle physics. As we move further, the concepts become more complex such as ‘The particle crowding interface’. The last chapters of the book deal with ceramic forming processes and rheology broadly.
|7."Process Modeling" by LUYBEN|
“Process Modeling” Book Review: The book presents the concepts relating to process modeling, simulation and control. It is recommended to students of chemical engineering. The book covers key topics like analysis of closed loop dynamics in the time, Laplace, frequency and sample-data domains. Practical simple identification methods are explained along with concepts of tuning controllers, developing control structures and considering interaction between plant design and control. A few other topics included are: designing simple regulatory control systems for multivariable processes, control valves.
|8."Robust Nonlinear Control Systems Design: Application to Nonlinear Processes" by Yudi Samyudia|
“Robust Nonlinear Control Systems Design: Application to Nonlinear Processes” Book Review: The book in discussion deals with the design framework for control systems. It is recommended for students and engineers interested and working in the field. The book covers challenges commonly faced. Concepts such as process nonlinearities are emphasised. Models used in designing the controllers are also explained.
|9."Practical Process Control" by Anthony Seal|
“Practical Process Control” Book Review: The book provides applications of process control in the industrial environment. Students and technicians of the field can access this book. The book emphasises on the practical problems rather than analytical aspects. The book covers a plethora of concepts of manufacturing and process industries.
|10."Process Control: A Practical Approach" by Michael King|
“Process Control: A Practical Approach” Book Review: The book covers key aspects of designing and maintaining process control applications. The book is of 3 broad parts. First part is the basic control after which the book talks about advanced regulatory control. The last section of the book describes multivariable control. Apart from this the book also talks about various design methods, techniques with wide ranging applications, algorithms of distributed control systems. Complex mathematical derivations are provided at the end of each chapter.
|11."Process Control: Designing Processes and Control Systems for Dynamic Performance" by Thomas Marlin|
“Process Control: Designing Processes and Control Systems for Dynamic Performance” Book Review: The book is designed for chemical engineering students. The book provides features of plant design and its control. The book covers topics like parameters of dynamic performance, measurement selection and modification and control structures etc. Topics like modelling, single loop control, multiloop control, aspects of complex systems, designs of multi loop control are also discussed here.
|12."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.
|13."Process Simulation & Control Using Aspen" by Amiya K Jana|
“Process Simulation & Control Using Aspen” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on process simulation and control using Aspen. It solves the model structure with a large equation set. It describes how they become a challenging task due to the involvement of several complex processes in an industrial plant. It describes various process flow sheet simulators which are used to overcome the challenges. It continues to discuss the simulation, dynamics, optimization, and closed-loop control. It uses the most popular commercial flowsheet simulator to discuss them. It talks about a variety of chemical units such as continuous stirred tank reactor, flash drum, petroleum refining column, and much more.
2. Advanced Process Control
|1."System Identification - Theory for the User" by L Ljung|
Book Review: This book provides description to theoretical, practical and methodological concepts of system identification. The book also provides introduction to subspace methods, frequency data domain methods, nonlinear black box methods, neural networks, fuzzy modeling and many more. The book also provides practical information about the understanding of real world applications and principles and algorithms of different identification techniques.
|2."Model Predictive Control in the Process Industry" by E Camacho and C Bordons|
“Model Predictive Control in the Process Industry” Book Review: The book talks about key aspects of process control industries – model predictive control. Optimal control and stochastic control are described in the book. control of processes with dead time, multivariable control are a few other concepts inculcated in the book. The main idea of the book is implementation issues for the model predictive control. It combines the methods of practitioners in using control algorithms and abstractly formulated techniques by researchers of the field. The book is extracted from lectures delivered to senior undergraduate and graduate students and other articles.
|3."Advanced Process Control" by Cecil Smith|
Book Review: This book bridges the gap that exists between basic control configurations and model predictive control. This book is suitable for the loops whose performance has a direct impact on plant economics and product quality. The book goes beyond simple feedback and cascade to improve the control performance. The book also discusses various economic aspects of the application of advanced control technologies.
|4."Advanced Process Identification and Control" by K Najim|
“Advanced Process Identification and Control” Book Review: The inference of the book is advanced process modeling. The book is of use to both undergraduate and postgraduate level students of the field. The book also deals with the identification, prediction, and parameter estimation for the implementation and analysis of industrial systems. Wide range applications for linear and nonlinear systems are also provided. A few other concepts involved are the design of generalized predictive controllers (GPCs), and the control of multivariable systems.
|5."PROCESS CONTROL : A PRACTICAL APPROACH" by Myke King|
“Process Control : A Practical Approach” Book Review: The book covers key aspects of designing and maintaining process control applications. The book is of 3 broad parts. First part is the basic control after which the book talks about advanced regulatory control. The last section of the book describes multivariable control. Apart from this the book also talks about various design methods, techniques with wide ranging applications, algorithms of distributed control systems. Complex mathematical derivations are provided at the end of each chapter.
|6."Introduction To Process Control" by Romagnoli Palazoglu|
“Introduction to Process Control” Book Review: The book provides an overview of the traditional topics as well as industry-based process control. ‘Continuing problem’ approach of the book while adding new concepts and strategies to the example helps the readers in a better understanding of the subject. The fully realized system is implemented using MATLAB- a simulation. The book provides an overview of applications of concepts of process control. The book also talks about data processing along with process monitoring as integral parts of overall control system architecture.
|7."Data-driven Methods for Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Chemical Processes" by Russell Evan L|
“Data-driven Methods for Fault Detection and Diagnosis in Chemical Processes” Book Review: The book presents both theoretical and practical facets of data driven process monitoring. A few of the topics broadly include Principal component analysis, Fisher discriminant analysis, Partial least squares, Canonical variate analysis. The book provides knowledge on applications of all the process monitoring techniques, advantages and disadvantages. This enables the reader to select the required technique according to the issue at hand. The contents of the book are written in 11 chapters. The book starts with an introduction to the field and then proceeds to describe all the aforementioned topics. The book concludes with results and discussion and lastly gives an overview of analytical and knowledge based approaches.
|8."Advanced Process Dynamics and Control" by Sarkar Prabir Kumar|
“Advanced Process Dynamics and Control” Book Review: This book introduces control technology. It covers simulation PCSA and examples on multi loop platforms and distillation columns. The book describes exothermic reactors, MIMO and nonlinear systems treatment. It discusses instrumentation systems, industrial practices with operations. The book mentions micro controllers, PLCs and computer based controllers. Computer programming procedures, graphic support and complex dynamic systems are covered in this book. It is suitable for the post graduate students of chemical engineering and control engineering. Even the professionals can get benefit from the book engaged in plant automation systems. This book highlights examples, solved exercises and practical applications. It covers controller synthesis and controller tuning. Other examples of control strategies with adaptive control are highlighted in this book.
|9."From Plant Data to Process Control: Ideas for Process Identification and PID Design" by William R Cluett|
“From Plant Data to Process Control: Ideas for Process Identification and PID Design” Book Review: This book discusses techniques and algorithms for process identification (PID) and process control. It comprises two main process engineering components that are critical for optimising production systems. It looks at both theoretical advancements in process design and control theory as well as a wide range of implementations.
3. Automation in Process Control
|1."Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers" by Garry Dunning|
Book Review: This book covers practical advancements made in the field of Rockwell Automation’s SLC 500 family of PLC thereby including introduction to RSLogix software and ControlLogix PLC. The book also contains improved demonstrations, manufacturer photos and RSLogix software screens to demonstrate various principles of PLC operation thereby making it reader friendly. The book also contains separate chapters on ControlNet and DeviceNet and updated references to SLC 500, MicroLogix and PLC 5.
|2."Computer Control of Processes" by M Chidambaram|
Book Review: This book covers all the areas of computers and techniques that are used in designing digital controllers. The various topics covered are computer networking, topology, communication protocol, DCS basics of fuzzy logic control, design of fuzzy logic control that helps in improving performance of many conventional PID controllers that are demonstrated and presented. The book also provides various case studies to illustrate the design of digital controllers.
|3."Computer Based Industrial Control" by Krishna Kant|
“Computer-Based Industrial Control” Book Review: The book is basically for undergraduate and postgraduate students of instrumentation/electronics engineering but is equally important for professionals and researchers of the preceding field. The book starts with an introduction to automation, its history and also explains its uses and applications in current scenarios. Moving further to ‘Process Control’, the techniques, components, subsystems and system architecture of process control are described in detail. The book gives knowledge about many technological developments that are due in this field. To give better practical knowledge and relatable content to the readers many case studies and applications of computer-based control in industries are also included in this book.
|4."Process Control Instrumentation Technology" by Curtis Johnson|
“Process Control Instrumentation Technology” Book Review: This book is for providing students knowledge about some essential concepts behind ‘Control System’. The book will be very useful for beginners as it does not demand any advanced mathematics and theory. The complex topics of ‘Control System’ are explained using basic mathematics. Both concept and designing of topics such as sensors, final control elements, analog and digital conditioning, programmable logic controllers, analog and digital process controllers, process control networks, and control loop tuning are covered in detail. Problems and examples given in the book are very practical. This book is suitable for students and professionals who want their career in “Process control and instrumentation”.
|5."Instrumentation Engineers Hand Book - Process Control" by Bela G Liptak|
“Instrumentation Engineers Hand Book – Process Control” Book Review: This is the latest and fourth edition of the bestseller “Process Control and Optimization”. Like previous editions this book continues providing quick and easy access to highly practical information. Content in this book can be repeatedly tested in real life applications. Topics like overseas manufacturer’s products and concepts, model-based optimization in control theory, new major inventions and innovations in control valves are described thoroughly. This book also features a chapter about ‘safety’. For better understanding of readers, the book contains many graphs, figures and tables. This new edition broadens and updates the content included in all previous editions.
|6."Industrial Control and Instrumentation" by W Bolton|
Book Review: This book provides introduction to the principles of basic and advanced industrial control and instrumentation.Apart from the basic terminologies of measurement and control systems, the author also gives information about the elements used to build control systems. Every chapter in the book ends with relevant problems thereby helping the students to test their newly acquired knowledge. This book is very useful for students studying for BTEC national certificate and diploma courses in electrical and electronic communication as well as computer science engineering.
|7."Industrial Automation and Process Control" by Stenerson Jon Stenerson|
“Industrial Automation and Process Control” Book Review: This book will be very helpful for beginners in the automation field. The book is intended for electro-mechanical students and professionals and for industrial maintenance technicians. It offers detailed description as well as practical knowledge of ‘automation and process control’. Fundamentals, programming and applications of topics like PLCs, sensors, communication devices, and robotics are discussed in detail. Installation, troubleshooting and servicing procedures are also included to give technicians practical knowledge which companies seek today. To give the book’s content visual support illustrations and real world examples are mentioned.
|8."Microprocessors in Process Control" by J R Borer Borer J|
“Microprocessors in Process Control” Book Review: The topics which are mandatory to be learned in the field of ‘process control’ are included in this book. This book will be helpful for students and professionals of instrumentation/control engineering. Detailed description of all the topics related to microprocessors is included in this book. The newest technologies in microprocessors are mentioned and explained in this book. The book is written such that it is acceptable, reliable and satisfactory for the process industry.
|9."Automated Continuous Process Control" by Carlos A Smith|
“Automated Continuous Process Control” Book Review: The book covers major elements of process control in an ordered manner. The topics explained have minimal reliance on mathematical equations and have strong emphasis on practical and real life examples. Initially the basics of process control are discussed. The readers can clearly understand and then practice industrial process control. Moving further book includes explanation of processes from a physical point of view, feedback controllers and the workhorse in the industry, the PID controller, the concept and implementation of cascade, Block diagrams and stability, techniques to control processes, multivariable process control and many more important topics. These topics are useful and applicable in the field of electrical, industrial, chemical, and mechanical engineering. This book is comprehensive and offers process control guidance that can be used in day-to-day operations.
|10."Nonlinear Model-Based Process Control: Applications in Petroleum Refining" by Moses O Tade Rashid M Ansari Tade Ansari|
“Nonlinear Model-Based Process Control: Applications in Petroleum Refining” Book Review: This book aims to encourage and update technology transfer in control engineering. Control technology had developed in the last few years but much of the development is limited to industrial reports and research papers. This book offers an opportunity to researchers to present an extended exposition of such new work in all aspects of industrial control for wider and rapid dissemination. Many new theories, new controllers, actuators, sensors, new industrial processes, computer methods, and new applications have emerged in the last decade. This book gives an excellent synthesis of this new direction.’Applications found in refinery processes’ and ‘a non-linear model-based control architecture’ are highlighted in this book.
4. Advanced Process Control Automation and Instrumentation
|1."Control and Instrumentation for Wastewater Treatment Plants (Advances in Industrial Control)" by Reza Katebi and Michael A Johnson|
“Control and Instrumentation for Wastewater Treatment Plants (Advances in Industrial Control)” Book Review: This book is a source of information for Wastewater treatment(WWT) plant operators, process design and control engineers, work managers and students who are interested in designing, installing, commissioning and operating WWT plants. The book describes the latest developments in computer based plant control. It includes control theory, WWT plant modelling and simulation, supervisory control, data management, sensors, virtual instrumentation, expert systems, neural networks and fuzzy logic.
|2."Advanced Instrumentation, Data Interpretation, and Control of Biotechnological Processes" by J F van Impe and P A Vanrolleghem|
|3."Advanced Instrumentation and Computer I/O Design: Defined Accuracy Decision, Control, and Process Applications" by Patrick H Garrett|
“Advanced Instrumentation and Computer I/O Design: Defined Accuracy Decision, Control, and Process Applications” Book Review: This book is useful for students of graduate courses and engineering practitioners who are involved in designing and implementing industrial process control systems, laboratory instrumentation, medical electronics, telecommunications and embedded computer systems. The book explains sensor-amplifier-filter signal conditioning design methods. It gives design models with their theoretical derivations and experimental results. The book also contains problems based on actual industry, laboratory and aerospace system designs at the end of the chapters. It includes the latest electronic devices and system applications.
|4."Modeling and Advanced Control for Process Industries: Applications to Paper Making Processes (Advances in Industrial Control)" by Ming Rao and Qijun Xia|
“Modeling and Advanced Control for Process Industries: Applications to Paper Making Processes (Advances in Industrial Control)” Book Review: This book provides information about safe, affordable and high quality advanced control technology, required to improve the process of pulp and paper making. It also discusses applications of paper making. The book describes the advanced process control techniques in an easy manner for better understanding.
|5."Advanced Process Control: Pid-Basisregelungen, Vermaschte Regelungsstrukturen, Softsensoren, Model Predictive Control" by Rainer Dittmar|
|6."Advanced Process Control (Butterworths Series in Chemical Engineering)" by W Harmon Ray|
“Advanced Process Control (Butterworths Series in Chemical Engineering)” Book Review: The book is beneficial for engineers and students of undergraduate and graduate courses in process control. The book gives short notes on process control material, elementary matrix algebra and differential equations. It explains the applied modern control theory in detail. It also gives many examples for better understanding of computational algorithms.
5. Computer Process Control
|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|
“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.
|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."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.
6. Process Control System
|1."Process Control Instrumentation Technology" by C D Johnson|
Book Review: This book covers the latest advancements in the field of digital technology and also the growth specialization and complexity in the field of digital technology. The book contains a chapter that is dedicated entirely to the control of discrete state processing systems. The book also presents both practical and theoretical understanding of stability, mode characteristics and design guidelines for measurement, electronic, pneumatic and mechanical features of process control loops. The book also contains system elements, measurement methods, signal conditioning and final control elements.
|2."Chemical Process Control an Introduction to Theory and Practice" by Stephanopoulos|
Book Review: The book provides an overview of all the aspects of chemical process control. These include process modeling, dynamic analysis of processing systems, huge variety of control systems, synthesis of multivariable control configurations for single units, complete chemical plants, analysis and design of digital computer control systems.
|3."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. It covers mathematical modelling, feedback methods, and role of computers in control and design aspects of industrial processes. It covers process control concepts, advanced process control and case studies for better understanding. This book is designed to focus on B.E., B. Tech and M.E., M. Tech students especially for chemical engineering, mechanical, and electrical engineering. It serves as a handbook for practicing engineers, research, and field personnel at all levels.
|4."Fourth Ifac/Ifip International Conference on Digital Computer Application to Process Control" by M Mansour and W Schaufelberger|
“Fourth Ifac/Ifip International Conference on Digital Computer Application to Process Control” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on digital computer application to process control. It summarizes the state of the art from the practical as well as from the theoretical point of view. It talks about digital control algorithms, interface problems for process control, software for process computers, digital computer applications in metallurgical processes, digital computer applications in power systems, and much more. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of technology who use process control on a day-to-day basis.
|5."Process Control Systems" by F G Shinskey|
Book Review: This is a very good textbook dealing with the design of control systems for fluid process industries. The book covers control technology principles for industrial fluid processes ranging from basic theory to advanced control applications. This is a very good reference book for controller selection and tuning, controller performance evaluation and optimum systems configuration. The book contains information on inventory control, internal model, model predictive control, closed loop responses for distributed lag processes, set point filtering, sampling effects and many more.