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February 27, 2017, 5:31 pm

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New Video: Implementing the PID Controller in Software

September 8, 2016, 2:13 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVqJ7uRGwoA -- Tim Wescott Control systems, embedded software and circuit design I'm looking for work! See my website if you're interested http://www.wescottdes... Read more »

Being an electrical engineer come new here and asking something.

August 31, 2016, 11:26 am

Greetings to all, I am new here. I am an electrical engineer. I had been using siemens products(s7 s5 wincc ) for over ten years. Recently, I found this group and joined in. It seems that it is PID ... Read more »

Learning Root Locus is Useless ( well almost, but I have never used it. )

August 21, 2016, 2:10 am

My videos will concentrate on what people need to know using the tools taht are available today. I despise the propagation of old techniques like Z-N . They are a waste of time and misleading. ... Read more »

Video: What is a PID Controller?

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May 4, 2016, 9:48 pm

Just posted a video. It's my first real effort and, as videos go, rough as a cob -- but I think the information is solid. I have a 15-minute time limit -- trying to fit an informative video into ... Read more »

Got SHITmadzu in your lab?

May 13, 2015, 1:08 pm

Working with a group in another lab who are using Shimadzu HPLC... what a freaking nightmare! Equipment doesn't work and Shimadzu service doesn't work either.... constantly down or broken! Reminde... Read more »

Shameless plug -- control systems talk in San Jose, September 14th-18th

April 23, 2015, 6:26 pm

In case anyone has been dying to attend one of my talks (or send an associate), I'm now hooked up with a company that presents seminars. Basically, they do all the work that I absolutely dreaded... Read more »

A general observation about controls

April 17, 2015, 5:18 pm

Why does it seem like control theory texts go out of their way to obfuscate things? From naked observer bias, it seems like most stuff you can apply controls to is much more linear than not. Sy... Read more »

Adaptive PIDF under closed-loop

March 28, 2015, 10:56 am

Hi guys I know this not quite by the book of control theory, but i am looking into ways to implement an adaptive system onto my PIDF. Lets say (theoretical) that we dont have equations of state, hen... Read more »

Optimal, constrained problems with discrete devices

March 10, 2015, 1:53 pm

Despite the title, this is an enquiry relating to current real world, industrial problems. We have multiple collections of devices that are all on/off in nature. The problem is to perform switching... Read more »

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I am using RSLOGIX with Windows 98. I had no problem for the last several weeks communicating with our SLC500 equipment, until today... I hook up the laptop to the SLC500 via a 1747-PIC. When I do ... Read more »

Generating "Random" values in PLC-5/SLC500 rating: 5

Anybody have a clever way of doing this? I have been using a maximal length ring counter to create 65536 pseudo random steps, which is about all you can expect, but I wonder if there is a more clev... Read more »

single-phase alpha-beta / dq transformation rating: 5

Hello everyone. I am currently working on a single phase converter and need a to controll the current. In my struggle to design the control-system I have found out that it would become much easier ... Read more »

Need Omron S3D manual rating: 5

I need a manual or any other documentation on using the Omron S3D/S3D-P Sensor Controller and programmer. I can't seem to find much info at all on the web on these items. Can someone lead me to a d... Read more »

Advantages & Disadvantage of SCADA system? rating: 5

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Any body please tell me briefly what are the Advantages & Disadvantage of SCADA system? in practical world?. best regards, Rizwan Read more »

bode plots rating: 5

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this is a really stupid question. I am finishing 4 years of electrical engineering so I'm familiar with Bode plots. we've seen bode plots in many courses, including control systems, however, never on... Read more »

Temperature control rating: 5

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Hi guys. I am new to control area. I have got a task. There is room with central heating, fancoil, ventilation, warm floor, one window, one door. And I have to develop system that would be able to ke... Read more »

Question (from a layman) about torque rating: 5

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I recently used a surplus windshield wiper motor in a drum coffee roaster application. The drum has an 11 inch diameter, and the motor can reliably do about 5 pounds of coffee beans. It's coupled wit... Read more »

Foundation Fieldbus Microcontrollers rating: 5

Hi Everybody, I am trying to build a positioner with Foundation Fieldbus support. The system architecture would consist of: a. Analog In (4 - 20 mA for position set-point input in manual mode). b. An... Read more »

Where to put valve limit switches rating: 4.5

I am doing an automation upgrade to a steam superheater at our gas plant. Upgrading from pneumatic control and hard wire logic to DCS and PLC. I have a question about opinions on where to put valve... Read more »

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