Rolling Mill Tutorial
Before continuing, make sure you have read Chapter 5.
Another control problem (besides the continuous caster) arising in the steel industry is the control of the exit steel thickness in a rolling mill. The diagram below shows the layout of a rolling mill, with thick steel going in one side, and thin steel coming out the other.
Overview of the Example
It is recommended that you follow the example in order, but you may skip ahead if you wish:
Photo of the System
The photo below shows a 5 stand rolling mill.