Rate Predictive Process Control
Model predictive control has been used in chemical engineering processes since the 1980s. The chemical process industry still uses model predictive control; however, it is expensive, time-consuming to install and calibrate, computationally demanding, and must be retuned when process conditions change. The chemical process industry has long been looking for a simple, robust, inexpensive replacement for model predictive control. Allan Kern, a 1981 University of Wyoming alumnus, has recently patented a new process control system that may eliminate the problems of model predictive controllers. Mr. ...
(For more, see "View full record.")