Function – Controls a process to produce a desired yield and product quality.

Method – The Control module takes ‘cp’ files on feedstocks and products from Monitor, and makes setpoint decisions for the process unit. Either feedforward or feedback modes can be employed.

Use – There are three general ways to use Control.

Development Status – There are no Z-BaSICTM control systems currently built or demonstrated. The nearest-term system is for blend control, which is expected to be available by October, 2001.

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See also Monitor and Control

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