MoReRT Control of Unstable Processes

  • Víctor M. AlfaroEmail author
  • Ramon Vilanova
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


Previous chapter has considered the case of integrating processes. Integrating processes are a special case of unstable processes where the unstable pole is located at the origin. In process control, they are usually treated specifically as are representative of particular dynamics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical EngineeringUniversidad de Costa RicaSan JoséCosta Rica
  2. 2.School of EngineeringUniversitat Autònoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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