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Process Systems Analysis and Control

ISBN-10: 007339789X

ISBN-13: 9780073397894

Edition: 3rd 2009

Authors: Donald R. Coughanowr, Steven LeBlanc, Steven E. LeBlanc

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Process Systems Analysis and Control, third edition retains the clarity of presentation for which this book is well known. It is an ideal teaching and learning tool for a semester-long undergraduate chemical engineering course in process dynamics and control. It avoids the encyclopedic approach of many other texts on this topic. Computer examples using MATLAB and Simulink have been introduced throughout the book to supplement and enhance standard hand-solved examples. These packages allow the easy construction of block diagrams and quick analysis of control concepts to enable the student to explore "what-if" type problems that would be much more difficult and time consuming by hand. .
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Book details

List price: $297.67
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/9/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Steven A. LeBlanc is an archaeologist and Director of Collections at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.

Preface
Introductory Concepts
Modeling for Process Dynamics
Modeling Tools for Process Dynamics
Inversion by Partial Fractions
Linear Open-Loop Systems
Response of First-Order Systems
Physical Examples of First-Order Systems
Response of First-Order Systems in Series
Higher-Order Systems: Second-Order and Transportation Lag
Linear Closed-Loop Systems
The Control System
Controllers and Final Control Elements
Block Diagram of a Chemical-Reactor Control System
Closed-Loop Transfer Functions
Transient Response of Simple Control Systems
Stability
Root Locus
Frequency Response
Introduction to Frequency Response
Control System Design by Frequency Response
Process Applications
Advanced Control Strategies
Controller Tuning and Process Identification
Control Valves
Theoretical Analysis of Complex Processes
State-Space Methods
State-Space Representation of Physical Systems
Transfer Function Matrix
Multivariable Control
Nonlinear Control
Examples of Nonlinear Systems
Examples of Phase-Plane Analysis
Computers in Process Control
Microprocessor-Based Controllers and Distributed Control
Bibliography
Index