Automated testing reduces costs, improves quality

04/21/2003
One of the most significant advanced process control (APC) technology advances in recent years is automated process testing. This technology provides automated development of process models typically required for an APC application.Similar in application structure to an operating APC controller, an automated test system generates manipulated variable moves suitable for identifying a process model. Data generated by a closed-loop APC system contain little identification information due to the nature of the correlation between control variable and manipulated variable changes. Click here to enlarge imageAutomated testing reduces the initial cost of implementing an APC project because it el...
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