Autotuning for Plantwide Control Systems

  • Cheng-Ching Yu
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


Typical chemical processes consist of many process units. Therefore, the success of the production depends a great deal on the smooth operation of all these units. As a result of stringent environmental regulation and economic consideration, today’s chemical plants tend to be highly integrated and interconnected. Moreover, the steady-state and dynamic behavior of these interconnected units differs significantly from individual units. Therefore, the problem of plantwide control becomes the operation and control of these interconnected process units. A typical interconnected process unit is the recycle system: process with material recycle.


Distillation Column Continuous Stir Tank Reactor Feed Flow Rate Reflux Ratio Conventional Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cheng-Ching Yu
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  1. 1.Department of Chemical EngineeringNational Taiwan University of Science & TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan

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