Video: Analysis of Performance of Alternate Control Configuration

By Cecil Smith, president of Cecil L. Smith, Inc.

The critical variables are the scrubber duct inlet temperature and the bag house inlet temperature. Both must remain above the dew point at all times. This video examines how these two loops affect each other.


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Cecil Smith is president of Cecil L. Smith, Inc., Houston, a firm specializing in automation technology that he founded after leaving the faculty of Louisiana State University. Also cited as one of the 50 most influential people in the field, he teaches courses on control topics and has authored or co-authored 14 books, including “Digital Control of Industrial Processes and more than 100 articles. You can email him at He is also one of our experts in our Ask the Experts forum. You can pose your instrumentation and control questions to him here.