Introduction to PID Control

Sept. 10, 2008
All in all, PIDs play a pivotal role in many aspects of our lives, by making it much easier to regulate and control things. By breaking down the concept behind the P, the I, and the D, and taking a look at what they do and how they work, it gives one a much better understanding, perspective and appreciation of their importance. Each part of PID functions as a tool of regulation, with each having a specific purpose. Sometimes only one is necessary for proper regulation and sometimes only all three will properly provide the functionality necessary for a successful application.