Introduction to Process Measurement and Control This course covers the function of basic devices for measuring and controlling different kinds of variables in process control. Introduces closed-loop control and PID functions. Introduces maintenance of analog and digital devices and programmable logic controllers (PLCs)
Fundamentals of Calibration The course includes the concept of calibration, explain the proper calibration practices, the importance of calibration and interpretation of measurement results.
Pressure Measurement The course covers the principle of operation and calibration of Pressure Gauges, Electromechanical Manometers, Pressure Recorders Pressure Transmitters and I/P Transducers.
Force and Weight Measurement The course covers the principle of operation and calibration of Balance and Weighing Scales.
Flow Measurement The course covers the principles of fluid flow and how primary devices affect fluid flow. Describes flow measurement using several kinds of secondary devices.
Level Measurement The course covers the principles governing various methods of measuring level. This online course explains the operation of conductive, capacitive, resistive, ultrasonic, and photoelectric devices.
Temperature Measurement The course covers the principle of operation and calibration of Bimetallic Thermometers, Industrial Thermometers, Thermocouple Sensors, RTD Sensors, Thermistor Sensors, Temperature Probe Thermometer, and Temperature Switches, Temperature Indicators/Recorders/Controllers and Temperature Transmitters.
Analytical Instrumentation The course covers principles, installation, calibration, and maintenance of conductivity probes, and pH meters.
Final Control Elements The course describes how elements in a closed-loop system affect final control element. Describes components in final control subsystems. The course includes the principle of operation and calibration of Pressure Switch, Control Valves and Pressure Relief Valves.
B. Process Control System
Controllers The course covers the purposes and kinds of controllers and their relationship to other components in process control systems. Explains the concepts of current-, position-, and time-proportioning control. Compares the operation of several kinds of controllers. Describes the operation of proportional, integral, and derivative modes, and discusses tuning procedures. Describes ways to eliminate or reduce controller problems.
Control Loops The course covers definition of control loop terms and characteristics. The course includes specific examples of operation and maintenance of control loops.
C. Mechanical System
Basic Pneumatics The course covers how work, force, and energy are applied to principles of pneumatics.
D. Programmable Logic Controllers
Programmable Logic Controllers The covers the basic operating principles of all PLCs, their inputs and outputs, programming, and maintenance.