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The LabVIEW 2012 PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit readme file is attached below and also installs with the toolkit. The readme document provides an overview of the module and describes any last-minute installation instructions.
This file contains important information about the LabVIEW 2012 PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit, including installation instructions, behavior changes, and known issues.
In addition to the system requirements for the LabVIEW Development System, the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit has the following requirements:
Refer to the LabVIEW Readme (linked below) for additional system requirements and supported operating systems for LabVIEW 2012.
You can install all of your LabVIEW products—including the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit—using the LabVIEW 2012 Platform DVDs. Refer to the LabVIEW Installation Guide, linked below and located on the LabVIEW Platform DVD 1, for installation instructions and system requirements.
To request additional LabVIEW Platform DVDs, refer to the National Instruments website (linked below).
Note If you purchased this product with an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle, use the installation media that shipped with your purchase to install this product.
In the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit 2011 and earlier, the PID Structure Conversion VI converts controllers in Parallel form to Academic form using the following transformation for the integral value: Td = K * Kd. In the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit 2012, the PID Structure Conversion VI converts the integral value using the following transformation: Td = Kd / K.
To continue using the behavior from the previous versions, use the VI located at
Refer to the the Toolkits»PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit»PID Control»PID Algorithms»PID Topologies topic on the Contents tab of the LabVIEW Help for more information about different forms of PID controllers.
Notice of Upcoming Changes
The Advanced VIs were deprecated in the LabVIEW 8.2 PID Control Toolkit. The LabVIEW PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit still supports applications that use these VIs. However, note that a future version of the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit might no longer support these VIs. National Instruments strongly recommends that you use the LabVIEW Control Design and Simulation Module to replace the functionality of these VIs. Refer to the National Instruments website (linked below) for more information about the Control Design and Simulation Module.
You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Refer to the LabVIEW Toolkits Known Issues website (linked below) for an up-to-date list of known issues in the LabVIEW 2012 PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit.
The following items are the IDs and titles of a subset of issues fixed in the LabVIEW 2012 PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit. This is not an exhaustive list of issues fixed in the current version of the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit. If you have a CAR ID, you can search this list to validate the issue has been fixed.
The PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit Help contains conceptual, how-to, and reference information about the PID and Fuzzy Logic Toolkit. Complete the following steps to access this help file.
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Report Date: 06/11/2012
Last Updated: 08/02/2012
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