Encyclopedia of Systems and Control

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| Editors: John Baillieul, Tariq Samad

PID Control

  • Sebastian Dormido
  • Antonio Visioli
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-5102-9_245-1


Since their introduction in industry a century ago, proportional–integral–derivative (PID) controllers have become the de facto standard for the process industry. In this entry, fundamentals of PID control are outlined, starting from the basic control law. Additional functionalities and the tuning and automatic tuning of the parameters are then considered.


Control Error Derivative Action Internal Model Control Automatic Tuning Integrate Absolute Error 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Informatica y Automatica, UNEDMadridSpain
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica e Industriale, University of BresciaBresciaItaly