Articles and Newsletters


Our latest articles comprise a series published monthly in the journal of the UK Institute of Chemical Engineers. Under the heading of Practical Process Control, Myke King seeks to inspire chemical engineers to exploit untapped opportunities for control improvement.

Number

Title

Issue

Date

1
Introduction
980
February 2023
2
Determining Process Dynamics
981
March 2023
3
PID Algorithm Versions
982
April 2023
4
Tuning a PID Controller
983
May 2023
5
The I-PD Algorithm
984
June 2023
6
Derivative Action
985/986
July/August 2023
7
Parameters for Designing Liquid Level Controllers
987
September 2023
8
Determining Tuning Constants for Tight and Averaging Level Control
989
November 2023
9
Resolving Potential Level Control Problems
990/991
December 2023/January 2024
10
Designing Level Controllers on a Distillation Column
992
February 2024
1-10
Series so far
2023-2024

Older articles include

Title

Journal/conference

Date

MB

Improve your choice of process control algorithms
Hydrocarbon Processing
October 2013
.
Why don't we properly train control engineers?
Hydrocarbon Processing
October 2012
.
Are you losing money when tuning controllers?
Hydrocarbon Processing
January 2012
.
Turned off by teaching
The Chemical Engineer
April 2011
5.3
Improved training of process control engineers
NPT Procestechnolgie
February 2005
2.7
How to lose money with inferential properties
Hydrocarbon Processing
October 2004
.
How to lose money with basic controls
Hydrocarbon Processing
October 2003
.
Advanced control: the next challenge
Keynote Paper, ERTC Computing Conference
June 2003
9.2
How healthy are your advanced controls?
Keynote Paper, ERTC Computing Conference
June 1999
7.3
Oil movements and storage: justifying automation
Hydrocarbon Technology International
Spring 1994
4.1
Getting the most from advanced process control
Chemical Engineering
March 1994
18.4
Assessing your competitors' application of CIM/CIP
Hydrocarbon Processing
July 1993
.
Integrating oil movement and data systems beefs project benefits
Oil & Gas Journal
April 1993
.
Automation of oil movement systems prevents mistakes, saves money
Oil & Gas Journal
March 1993
.
How to lose money with advanced controls
Hydrocarbon Processing
Control & Instrumentation
June 1992
March 1993
.

 

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