Chemical Engineering Process Control

(Undergraduate Level)-Spring 2010 at LSU

Lecture List

  1. Introduction & Motivation - What is it? Why do we need it?
  2. Introduction - Dynamic models, optimization and control
  3. Dynamic models - Intro to MATLAB
  4. Dynamic models and MATLAB - continued
  5. Introduction to Laplace Transform - MATLAB examples
  6. Laplace Transform - continued
  7. Laplace Transform - continued
  8. Equivalence between higher order and 1st order system,
  9. Transfer functions
  10. Transfer functions - Intro to Simulink
  11. Transfer functions - impulse and sinusoidal forcing
  12. Two tanks in series - linearization
  13. Linearization - continued
  14. Interacting systems-MATLAB/SIMULINK
  15. Interacting systems - continued - Control Station
  16. Linearization and transfer function of coupled systems
  17. 2nd order systems
  18. Building the feedback control blocks
  19. Feedback control blocks - examples
  20. Simulink examples
  21. Putting it all together in SIMULINK
  22. More examples in MATLAB/SIMULINK
  23. Final control elements. PID controllers
  24. PID controllers - continued
  25. Exam 2 solutions/More examples
  26. MATLAB/SIMULINK examples - regulator problem
  27. PI controller for load change - MATLAB/SIMULINK example
  28. Three tanks in series - solve from basics - a review of all things
  29. Three tanks in series - continued - MATLAB
  30. Stability of control systems
  31. Routh test for stability
  32. Root locus - MATLAB
  33. Root locus - examples
  34. Root locus - examples
  35. Controller tuning