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General introduction to process control; brief overview of process modeling; model building by identification schemes using step responses; control valves and sensors; closed transfer functions; system stability analysis; design of single-loop classical controllers using quarter decay ratio, and other empirical tuning methods; frequency domain analysis with bode plots; design of feed-forward, cascade and IMC controllers; PID tuning using IMC; applications in chemical engineering units operations (such as heat-exchangers and distillation columns), and processes (chemical and biochemical reactors).
Weekly Contact: Lab: 1 hr. Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1