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Introduction to Automated Control

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the main elements employed in an automated control loop
  • Explain the difference between open and closed control loops
  • Define the following terms as they relate to an automated control system:
    • Process variable
    • Control variable
    • Final control element

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45 Minutes

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the basic design and function of automated control loops.