INSTRUMENTATION AND PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS

INSTRUMENTATION AND PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS

This course will cover the following;

  • Basics of I&C, including different control functions, types of control loops, and continuous vs. discrete control.
  • Identification and symbols used in I&C.
  • Different types of field instrumentation, their principles of operation, their advantages and disadvantages and the application of the different types of sensors for flow, level, pressure and temperature measurements.
  • Requirements for control rooms and the design of control panels.
  • Concepts and implementation of alarm and trip systems.
  • Different types of computer-based control systems, including PLCs and DCSs, as well as basic requirements for good operator interface.
  • Documentation required for I&C for front-end engineering and detail design.
  • Requirements for a successful installation, instrument checkout and controller tuning.
  • Project implementation and project management.
  • Decision-making tools, namely, Auditing, Evaluation of Plant Needs, Justification, and Control System Evaluation.
  • Introduction to Process Measurement and Control
  • Pressure Measurement
  • Force, Weight, & Motion Measurement
  • Flow Measurement
  • Level Measurement
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Analytical Instrumentation
  • Final Control Elements
  • Safety, Calibration, & Testing Procedures

 Training’s target audience:

Technical and Supervisory Personnel, Machine operators & Consultants.