Definitions for "Setpoint"
Keywords:  thermostat, desired, ioc, rtu, pid
The desired value for a given process variable. Sometimes refers to analog outputs from an IOC or RTU.
The value selected to be maintained by an automatic controller.
A defined indicator point in an electronic or mechanical control system where an action takes place. In a sewage conveyance system, a setpoint is generally the liquid level or flow rate which causes a valve to be opened or closed or a pump to be activated.
The weight a person or an animal maintains and returns to after dieting or overfeeding. Setpoint varies with age and activity levels, and may be raised if the organism is subject to chronic deprivation.