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“A Semi-Heuristic Process-Reaction Curve PID Controller Tuning Method”

Authors: Christer Dalen and David Di Ruscio,
Affiliation: University of South-Eastern Norway
Reference: 2018, Vol 39, No 1, pp. 37-43.

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Keywords: PID controller, tuning, double integrating system, relative time delay error, semi-heuristic, robustness, performance, Pareto-Optimal, Process-Reaction Curve, Ziegler-Nichols, lag

Abstract: A simple semi-heuristic method for designing PID controllers for time constant models are shown to be close to optimal. A Process-Reaction Curve method is proposed, composed by a method for approximating stable time constant models with an unstable DIPTD model, and relative time delay error delta-PID controller tuning. The Pareto-Optimal controller is used as reference.

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  title={{A Semi-Heuristic Process-Reaction Curve PID Controller Tuning Method}},
  author={Dalen, Christer and Di Ruscio, David},
  journal={Modeling, Identification and Control},
  publisher={Norwegian Society of Automatic Control}


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