Process Control and Instrumentation

IIT Kharagpur Course , Prof. A.K.Jana

Lecture 1: Mod-01 Lec-01 Lecture-01-Introduction to Process Control

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Process Control and Instrumentation by Prof.A.K.Jana,prof.D.Sarkar Department of Chemical Engineering,IIT Kharagpur. For more details on NPTEL visit

Course Description :

Introduction to Process Control.
Mathematical Modeling : Development of mathematical models,Modeling considerations for control purposes.

Dynamic Behavior of Chemical Processes : Computer simulation and the linearization of nonlinear systems,Brief of Laplace transforms,Transfer functions and the input-output models,Dynamics and analysis of first, second and higher order systems.
Feedback Control Schemes : Concept of feedback control,Dynamics and analysis of feedback-controlled processes,Stability analysis,Controller design,Frequency response analysis and its applications.

Advanced Control Schemes : Feedback control of systems with dead time or inverse response,Control systems with multiple loops,Feedforward and ratio control.
Instrumentation : Final control elements,Measuring devices for flow, temperature, pressure and level.

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