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Balda, P. and Schlegel, M. and Štětina, M. : Automatic tuning of PID controllers using OPC . Process control ´05, p. 1-5, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, 2005.


This paper presents an interface for online tuning of PID controllers of various manufacturers. The interface is based on the OLE for Process Control Data Acquisition standard (OPC DA). Using this interface, it is possible to establish a real-time connec-tion with the particular controller, which is supplied with an OPC server, to carry out an identification experiment, to design the controller parameters based on the experiment results, to verify the designed parameters in the simulations and finally to set the pa-rameters to the controller. The proposed interface is open (new variables can be added) and it is suitable for remote controller tuning using the Internet. The interface has been implemented in the commercially available program RexTune.

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Title: Automatic tuning of PID controllers using OPC
Author: Balda, P. ; Schlegel, M. ; Štětina, M.
Language: English
Date of publication: 7 Jun 2005
Year: 2005
Type of publication: Papers in proceedings of reviewed conferences
Title of journal or book: Process control ´05
Page: 1 - 5
ISBN: 80-227-2235-9
Publisher: Slovak University of Technology
Address: Bratislava
Date: 7 Jun 2005 - 10 Jun 2005
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PID, automatic tuning, process control, OPC


 author = {Balda, P. and Schlegel, M. and \v{S}t\v{e}tina, M.},
 title = {Automatic tuning of PID controllers using OPC},
 year = {2005},
 publisher = {Slovak University of Technology},
 journal = {Process control ?05},
 address = {Bratislava},
 pages = {1-5},
 ISBN = {80-227-2235-9},
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