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September 1, 2009

Multivariable Predictive Control:The Scope is Wider Than You Think

With increasingly tighter integration between process units and more aggressive optimization goals, this technique is gaining attention throughout the CPI as an alternative to PID control

Rafael Lopes, Robert K. Jonas and Alexandre Dalmax Honeywell International

More and more, the chemical process industries (CPI) are seeking out the benefits of flexible production and maximizing energy and material recovery. Process units are becoming tightly integrated, and the failure of one unit can seriously degrade overall...

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