cascade control

cascade control

[ka′skād kən‚trōl]
(control systems)
An automatic control system in which various control units are linked in sequence, each control unit regulating the operation of the next control unit in line.
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These graphs show the closed loop behavior of the complete cascade control including the UCI-Control.
PI-controller designing practices for level-flow cascade control system are explained in this article.
Nascu, "Leader-follower string formation using cascade control for mobile robots," in Proceedings of the 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (MED '12), pp.
Amber Buhl, Engineer, CLEAResult, Portland, OR: What is the usefulness of the cascade control loop solution to existing buildings to reduce hunting behavior?
The advantages of MPC are ease of multivariable control tasks and avoiding of the cascade control structure.
All are available with Hoval's optional TopTronic cascade control package to ensure optimum performance.
There is a cascade control scheme with a parallel pressure controller.
The new controller has larger characters and buttons and its new functions include dual channel PID control, cascade control, square-root linearisation, wet bulb/dry bulb capability, ratio and pressure to altitude compensation curves.
The main feature of the new software is real-time processing capability for cascade control of the injection phase.
The pumps are then controlled in response to a pressure transducer and cascade control ensures adequate vacuum and flow rate is available for all connected machines at all times.
We describe an approach that is useful in deciding if significant benefits, in terms of control loop performance index (through variability reduction), will be achieved by a change in control loop configuration from simple feedback (SFB) to cascade control.
The control method is selectable between position proportional control and cascade control, in addition to the typical heat-only and heat/cool methods.