Why Many Control Systems Fail
Abstract:This paper analyses practical issues of implementing and operating process control systems at wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). A major constraint in successful operation of measuring and control systems is a lack of proper incentives. In this work the interests and responsibilities of the involved stakeholders are discussed and a fictitious example is described leading to poor efficiency of the WWTP. Supported by successful case studies, some suggestions for sustainable design and operation of process control systems are given.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2011
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