Video: Providing Capability for Manual Control

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

In process applications the operator must be able to assume control of any final control element and specify its opening. This video examines the mechanisms for providing this capability.

 

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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 cecilsmith@cox.net. He is also one of our experts in our Ask the Experts forum. You can pose your instrumentation and control questions to him here. http://www.chemicalprocessing.com/experts/instrumentation-control/