Fundamentals of Process Control Theory, Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society, ISBN 1-55617-683-X

Fundamentals of Process
Control Theory, 3rd Ed.
Paul W. Murrill
ISBN 1-55617-683-X

(Text is optional. If you do buy a text, make sure it is the 3rd edition or later. Do not buy the 1st or 2nd editions. The 3rd edition represents a major upgrade.)

Controller Tuning 101 Software

Controller Tuning 101
David W. St. Clair
Straight Line Control Company
(Software is required)

Control Systems and Applications for HVAC&R, ISBN 0131251961

Control Systems & Applications
Thomas J Horan
Prentice Hall
ISBN 0131251961

(Text is optional for this course but is required for HVA 243. It is currently out of print, but will be available through the bookstore as a reprint. You can also find it through online bookstores such as or or

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