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J.

Love
Process Automation Handbook
A Guide to Theory and Practice

No other book covers the gap between the theory and practice of
control systems with this comprehensiveness
Distils into a single coherent handbook all the essentials of process
automation at a depth sufficient for most practical purposes
Focuses on the knowledge needed to cope with the vast majority of
process control and automation situations
A thorough grounding is provided for every topic and at a level
suitable for practicing engineers

To be effective as an engineer practicing in the field of process automation requires


2007, XLVIII, 1093 p. 692 illus. a breadth of knowledge across a wide range of disciplines: chemical engineering,
instrumentation, electrical engineering, control theory, mathematics, computing and
management.
Printed book
Previously published books exist in these areas but most are generic and, of those that are
Hardcover applied in nature, few are oriented towards the actual needs of the chemical and process
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process control and automation in the chemical and process industries and final-year
undergraduate and postgraduate students studying process control.

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