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“Feedback: Still the Simplest and Best Solution”

Authors: Sigurd Skogestad,
Affiliation: NTNU, Department of Chemical Engineering
Reference: 2009, Vol 30, No 3, pp. 149-155.

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Keywords: Classical control, stabilizing control, fundamental limitations, self-optimizing control, robustness

Abstract: Most engineers are (indirectly) trained to be 'feedforward thinkers' and they immediately think of 'model inversion' when it comes to doing control. Thus, they prefer to rely on models instead of data, although feedback solutions in most cases are much simpler and more robust.

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  title={{Feedback: Still the Simplest and Best Solution}},
  author={Skogestad, Sigurd},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}


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