Last updated 5 Jan 2020
graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand as an electrical engineer. He is a specialist in control loop optimisation, with over 30 years experience in process control instrumentation. His main activities are consulting and teaching practical control loop analysis and optimisation. He has worked on optimising loops in over 300 plants in Southern Africa, Europe, UK, USA and Cyprus, and has presented courses in many countries around the world.
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Loop Problem Signature Series
How to manage the problems encountered in feedback control loops.
A practical approach to the basics of regulatory control loop optimisation. The problems are systematically dealt with using a logical approach and starting with the basics, and some of the chapters are included on this site.
Part of a series of articles based on actual problems occurring in process plants. Index to articles.
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Michael Brown Control Engineering specialises in control loop optimisation, and offers training, consulting and loop analysis tools.
Michael Brown Control Engineering
P.O. Box 1813
2118 South Africa
Mobile: +27 (0)82 440 7790
Fax: +27 (0)86 671 9320