15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: Process control is the study of regulating the conditions of a process in order to obtain a stable process and to generate high quality products efficiently, economically and safely. This module covers modelling and analysing various control system behaviours, including first order and higher order systems, with closed and open loops. The application of control systems to various chemical processes and units will be included. 

Restrictions on availability: EMPTY

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study,
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work, Classroom testing, Practical skills assessment
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Information on the department responsible for this unit (Automatic Control and Systems Engineering):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK