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control system

n.
A mechanical, optical, or electronic system that is used to maintain a desired output.
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Noun1.control system - a system for controlling the operation of another system
closed loop, closed-loop system - a control system with a feedback loop that is active
servo, servomechanism, servosystem - control system that converts a small mechanical motion into one requiring much greater power; may include a negative feedback system
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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PlantESP is widely recognized as the leading, most intuitive control loop performance monitoring solution.
In this contribution, the robust stability of a control loop with two feedback controllers and a heating-cooling system with a heat exchanger [7], modelled as the anisochronic model with internal delays and parametric uncertainty, is analyzed with the assistance of the numerical calculations of the value sets and the graphical evaluation of the zero exclusion condition.
If the process control loop fails and the process is out of control, the next layer of protection is alarms.
It is possible to study and develop the methodology for tuning the control loop at one of these facilities on the basis of a laboratory bench.
Considering that many SIMO systems are designed considering only the control of the main output variable then the relationship between this main control loop and the perturbation rejection characteristics of the secondary outputs becomes relevant.
A current control loop can be designed based on the current dynamics.
For example, the CHW valve opening in a typical building at the Texas A&M University is treated as a process variable which forms the output of the PID control loop. The valve opening is controlled to minimize the error between the measured and setpoint values of the discharge air temperature of the AHU.
Control structure of electric drive consists of those: an inner current control loop and of outer speed and position loops, optionally.
The next task of the current control loop is to keep the current within safe limits and a quality decoupling current loops for magnetizing and torque current component [i.sub.Sx], [i.sub.Sy].
The x-axis is the output of the building pressure control loop that is maintaining building pressure at setpoint.
In these cases, it means that there is not only larger number of independent SISO (single-variable) control loop. These control loops are complex with several controlled variables where separate variables are not mutually independent.