Every practicing instrument, process control, and process engineer will want to have this practical and to the point pocket guide on good tuning. 'Good Tuning: A Pocket Guide' is a portable, concise summary of all the practical considerations for tuning loops, including: step-by-step descriptions of the best field-proven tuning procedures a table of typical tuning settings a summary of valve performance problems logic diagrams for troubleshooting over 30 rules of thumb. The quick reference quide also includes a discussion of how the tuning changes with the type of process, loop, and advanced regulatory control. Wherever you have data and tuning access, it enables you to estimate the settings for configuring new loops to review and improve the tuning of existing loops. Contents: Best of the Basics; Actions Speak Louder than Words; Controller ala Mode; Is that your Final Response?;
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained; Default and Typical Settings; General Purpose Closed Loop Tuning Method; Short Cut Open Loop Method; Simplified Lambda Tuning; Auto tuners; Uncommonly Good Practices for Common Loops; Dead Time Compensation and Warp Drive; I Have so Much Feed Forward; Great Expectations; Practical Limitations.