Noah Vertefeuille

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The Benefits of Feed Forward Control

By nature most people are reactive when it comes to dealing with life’s big expenditures.  Think of happy occasions such as graduations and weddings.  Then consider more somber milestones like retirement.  By most accounts the average worker is wholly unprepared [...]

What is Feed Forward Control?

To no practitioner’s surprise, process control exists as a discipline because manufacturing is complex.  It’s erratic and occasionally unpredictable.  At many facilities it is highly hazardous.  Variability – whether localized to a single process or reverberated throughout a plant [...]

Pros and Cons of Higher Order Models

Modeling is a time-tested approach for decoding a process’ dynamic behavior.  By understanding how a process responds to change it’s possible to apply an appropriate and timely counter measure.  Two common applications of modeling are 1) PID controller tuning, [...]

The Power of the FOPDT Model

If you’re a parent, then chances are you’ve encountered this dilemma: It’s the day after your son or daughter’s birthday and you’re now faced with the job of assembling gifts provided by friends and family.  You can either ‘wing [...]