process control engineering
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process control engineering[′prä‚səs kən‚trōl ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
A field of engineering dealing with ways and means by which conditions of continuous processes are automatically kept as close as possible to desired values or within a required range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.