Bang-bang control is a type of control system that mechanically or electronically turns something on or off when a desired target (setpoint) has been reached. Continued…
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“Even the way we control lights is changing as the simple on/off switch gives way to flexible control options through smartphones, touch panels and even voice control.” – Daniel Cooley
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_______ are common in factory automation, building automation and material handling systems.