Control problems range from malfunctioning valves to clogged heat exchangers along with most everything in between. Identifying such problems efficiently and isolating their source is typically a tedious task. This is especially true as production and maintenance staff find themselves faced with shifting priorities and mounting responsibilities that demand more and more of their attention. With heightened regulatory oversight and increased global competition pushing manufacturing to its limits, there is a great need for correcting these problems quickly. For those that can correct these issues systematically, there are significant benefits to be gained.
Performance Monitoring and Root-Cause Analysis: Utilizing Power Spectrum to Isolate Persistent Control Problems and to Improve Plant Profitability, focuses on the use of a proven technique for detecting the root cause of regulatory control issues. It begins with the introduction of common control challenges impacting both effective and efficient plant production. It then explores the application of a proven mathematical method for determining the root cause of these issues Power Spectrum.