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Variable Speed Drives, 4th Edition by David William Spitzer

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Control Valves vs. Variable Speed Drives

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While control valves are the most widely applied final control elements in industry and, in all probability, will continue to dominate final control element applications for many years to come, variable speed drive technology also has a legitimate and expanding role in industry. Historically, alternate final control elements have been viewed as necessary evils. However, due to technological advances, many applications now represent technical opportunity and the possibility of significant economic reward.

As neither the control valve nor variable speed drive technologies are universally applicable, a comparison between them should prove helpful in determining the advantages and disadvantages of each ...

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