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Entry type: Application example Entry ID: 44229396, Entry date: 08/04/2010

Configurating of Override Control

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The present project example shows an application of an override control to a simulated process with two controllers. The aim of this application is demonstrating different switchover strategies with the respective advantages and disadvantages.
Objective of the Application
In an override control scheme, two or more controllers have to share one actuator. Depending on the actual process conditions a switchover logic decides which controller accesses the actuator i.e. the various controllers can "override" or replace each other.

Main contents
The following issues are discussed in this application note:

  • Interaction of the two controllers on only one actuator, considering two different alternatives for the switchover logic and two different types of PID controllers.
  • Simulation example

This entry was created with SIMATIC PCS 7 V7.1, the procedure is transferable to PCS 7 V7.0 SP1 and higher versions.

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08/2010 First release

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