Chapter 5
Dynamic Behavior of Typical Process Systems
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SelfRegulation  Structures of Simple Systems 
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5.1 What determines the order of a dynamic model? 
5.2 This second order process, which is two first order systems in series, can never be underdamped. 
5.3 Complete this statement: Selfregulation is... 
SelfRegulation 
5.4 Processes are often connected in series. Noninteracting first order systems in series have the following property. 
Structures of simple systems 
5.5 A quick way to estimate the overall dynamic model of a series of first order systems, is as a first order system with the following equations. 
Structures of simple systems 
5.6 Apparent dead time can result from... 
Structures of simple systems 
5.7 Parallel systems can result in unique dynamic responses when... 
Structures of simple systems 
By unique, we mean that the
output variable might not be reasonably approximated with a dead
timefirst order curve. An example is an inverse response.

5.8 A dynamic system with recycle... 
Structures of simple systems 
5.9 In the distillation model, the equation for liquid flow rate leaving the tray is valid for all values of the liquid level. 
Structures of simple systems 