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 [DPRG] PID Loop Question Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] Previous message: [DPRG] PID Loop Question Next message: [DPRG] PID Loop Question Subject: [DPRG] PID Loop Question From: Anton Olsen anton at antonolsen.com Date: Mon Feb 22 12:52:30 CST 2010 ```Wikipedia has a pretty good article on PID loops. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PID_loop On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Quinones, Jose wrote: > Hi Group, > > > > I am trying to get a better understanding of the PID Loop. I have some, but > want to understand it as good as I understand tying up my shoes. I want this > to be as clear in my head as it is counting from 1 to 10 in Spanish. > > > > So far, I think I understand the Proportional aspect this good. If the error > is big, correct a lot. If the error is not so big, correct just a little > bit. > > > > I think I have an idea of what Integral is. If the error has been big for a > long time, correct for a longer period of time. If the error has not been > too large for a long period of time, then apply a correction only for a > small period of time. > > > > Not certain if I follow Derivative as well, but my impression is that it > tells us how quick the error is changing and if so, then apply a correction. > > > > And then it comes to putting it all together and knowing which component > caused which occurrence of what. > > > > I know there is a bunch of tutorials out there, but they are all of the > style “if 1 + 1 = 2, what is the molecular constitution of binary star > system XT394-MY if the two suns collapse at the neocortex of the meridian > divesture?” In other words, WHAT??? > > > > What explanations can you offer or what tutorials can you point me to? > Thanks in advance for expanding my mind with your knowledge! > > > > Best regards, > > > > JIQ > > > > _______________________________________________ > DPRGlist mailing list > DPRGlist at dprg.org > http://list.dprg.org/mailman/listinfo/dprglist > > -- http://antonolsen.com/ http://geekdad.com/ ``` Previous message: [DPRG] PID Loop Question Next message: [DPRG] PID Loop Question Message index sorted by: [ date ] [ thread ] [ subject ] [ author ] More information about the DPRG mailing list