Thought Questions

Open Ended Problems

Consider an experiment you have performed in the unit operations laboratory.   Identify at least one example of the
five approaches to control.

Control Approaches

   Approaches to Control

1.  No Control
2.  Manual
3.  On/off Control
4.  Automatic Control
5.  Emergency Control










Mechanical engineers are developing a system to automate the driving of an automobile, including steering and speed control.  Discuss the features you would require before you would take your hands off the wheel and take a short nap while travelling 120 km/h!

Control Approaches