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Session  Topic  Reading Assignment  Homework 

1  Processes and Process Control
Systems
Valves
LAB: Control Valve Simulation 
01_introduction.pdf 02_control_valves.pdf 
Homework
#1  Valves Lab Exercise 0 Lab Exercise 1 
2  Sensors

03_sensors.pdf 
Homework
#2  Measurement Lab Exercise 2 
3  System Time Elements LAB: Valve and Positioner LAB: Measuring a Time Constant 
04_dynamics.pdf 
Homework
#3  Time Elements Lab Exercise 3a Lab Exercise 3b 
4  Feedback Control Theory 
Proportional Control LAB: Controller Study Discussion of requirements for lab report 
05_controller.pdf 06_pb_vs_gain.pdf 07_loop_gain.pdf 
Homework
#4  Controllers Lab Exercise 4 
5  Control Theory Compensation Reset LAB: Reset Controller Setup 
08_reset.pdf  Homework
#5  Reset Comprehensive Lab Report  Rough Draft Due Lab Exercise 5 
6  Comprehensive
Lab Report  DUE TakeHome Midterm Handed Out Control Theory Integral Derivative PID LAB: Using Integral to eliminate Proportional Offset LAB: PID Controller Simulation 
09_pid.pdf 
Homework #6  PID Lab Exercise 6a Lab Exercise 6b 
7  TakeHome
Test #1 DUE Cascade Control LAB: Cascade Control Simulation 
Handouts 
Homework
#7  Cascade Lab Exercise 7 
8  Control Loop Tuning  Open Loop LAB: Tuning a Control Loop  Open Loop 
10_tuning.pdf 
Homework
#8: Open Loop Tuning Lab Exercise 8 
9  Control Loop Tuning  Closed Loop  'As Found' Tuning LAB: Tuning a Control Loop  Closed Loop Tuning Discussion of requirements for lab report 
10_tuning.pdf  Homework #9a 
Closed loop simulation Homework #9b  'As Found' tuning simulation Lab Exercise 9 
10  LAB: Tuning a Control System TakeHome Test #2 handed out 
Lab Exercise 10 Review all material regarding openloop, closedloop, and `AsFound' tuning as well as cascaded control. Make sure you have completed all labs and homework regarding tuning processes. In this lab, we will tune a system in which there exist three interactive loops. 

11  Comprehensive
Lab Report TakeHome Test #2 due 
If necessary, we will finish last week's lab The comprehensive lab report and your test is due. 