Terry Blevins and Willy Wojsznis hosted a Meet the Expert session at Emerson Exchange 2012 that covers key points contained in the book Advanced Control Foundation – Tools, Techniques, and Applications. A voice recording of this session has been merged with the presentation material to create a video. The viewer below may be used to view and listen to this presentation. The total presentation is 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

Advanced control foundation tools and techniques from Emerson Exchange

If you do not have time to listen to the complete presentation, then using the controls that are provided above you can skip to the portions of the presentation that are of interest. Below is the approximate time at which we start to discuss a new topic.

  • Introduction to the book 0 minutes
  • Maximizing Return on Control System Investment 15
  • Evaluating Control System Performance 20
  • On-demand Tuning 30
  • Adaptive Tuning 36
  • Fuzzy Logic Control 47
  • Web Site Demo/discussion 48
  • Intelligent PID (PIDPlus) 53
  • Neural Networks 58
  • Batch and Continuous Data Analytics 1:00
  • Simple MPC 1:07
  • MPC Integrated with Optimization 1:09
  • On-line Optimization, Process Simulation 1:11
  • Integrating Advanced Control into a DCS 1:13
  • Business Results, Summary, References 1:14