REJECTED: Top 3 Misconceptions of Manual PID Controller Tuning


When the PID controller was first introduced manual tuning was the only game in town. As tuning software entered the market it consistently failed to address common challenges associated with industrial control. Those lapses provided the rational for a generation of practitioners to continue tuning PID loops by manual methods. Recent innovations now make software the clear and superior option. But benefiting from tuning software requires practitioners to move beyond those historical misconceptions.