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Fieldbus for Control and Diagnostics

  • Devanathan Rajagopalan
  • Goh Han Keat
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Abstract

Fieldbus represents a standardization of distributed process control fundamentals so that control can migrate to field devices, such as, transmitters, control valves etc. A pressure transmitter, for example, may not need to communicate with the host to close the loop. Since the field devices can communicate ‘peer to peer’ over a fieldbus, its output can be sent directly to a ‘smart’ control valve which can apply proportional, integral and derivative (PID) control algorithm in order to position itself (Bond 1996).

Keywords

Control Loop Pilot Plant Control Valve Function Block Integral Square Error 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Devanathan Rajagopalan
    • 1
  • Goh Han Keat
    • 1
  1. 1.Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Division of Control & InstrumentationNanyang Technological UniversitySingapore

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