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B.W. Smith. Designing for control. In Papermaking Systems and their Control, Trans. of the IVth Fund. Res. Symp. Oxford, 1969, (F. Bolam, ed.), pp 46–65, FRC, Manchester, 2018.


The best way to achieve a well-controlled process is to consider the control during design of the equipment. The steps in designing for control are stated, then expanded in a discussion of the design of flow boxes. An analysis shows how the control of a flow box is affected by the geometry of the box and the characteristics of the air pad supply system.

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