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5001 - Instrumentation and Control Basics

Course number
5001
Cost
$2,795 (at our offices)
Venue
On-site, at our offices
Schedule
  • Montreal, QC - French
    Feb 27, 2023 - Mar 2, 2023
    4 days, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Duration: 4 days - Limit of 10 participants

Following this training, the participant will be able to master the basics of instrumentation, focusing on installation, calibration, troubleshooting and configuration.
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Intended for

The technicians, electricians and electromechanical technicians who need to understand the different concepts of measurement of an industrial process.

Prerequisites

Participants should have a basic knowledge of electricity.

Course Content

Basic Notions
  • Definition of a control Loop
  • Manual and automatic control 
  • Type of control ( standard, cascade, feedforward, ratio ) 
  • Control mode - PID
  • Direct acting and reverse acting control 
  • ISA standards 
  • P&ID drawings 
  • Instrumentation drawings 
  • Standard signals ( pneumatic, analog, digital ) 
  • Measuring range vs 4-20 mA
  • Mechanical concepts ( pipe vs. tube, pipe threads and fittings, Swagelok fitting assembly )
  • Fluke 789 Multimeters ( fuse, simulation vs source )  
  • Fluke 754 Simulator ( source and measure function, fuse, simulation vs source ) 
Temperature
  • Temperature sensors
  • Thermowell
  • Transmitter
  • Troubleshooting
Pressure Measurement
  • Definition 
  • Hydrostatic liquid pressure, influenced by 3 factors (liquid height, liquid density, pressure at the surface of a liquid)
  • Gas pressure, influenced by 2 factors (container volume, temperature) 
  • Units of measurement
  • Absolute, relative and differential pressure
  • Principle of measurement (barometer, manometer and pressure switch, electronic transmitters, pneumatic transmitters and relays, current to pressure transducer, pressure measurement support equipment)  
  • Conclusion 
Level
  • Different technologies available: DP pressure transmitter, pressure Hydrostatic, Ultrasound, measuring sludge …
  • Level Measurement
Flow
  • Flow profile
  • Magnetic Flowmeter
  • Vortex Flowmeter
  • Ultrasonic Flowmeter
  • Coriolis Flowmeter
  • Pressure Transmitter DP
  • Pitot Tube
  • Parshall Flume
pH and Conductivity
  • pH
  • Theory
  • Probe Components
  • Calibration methods
  • Preamplifier
  • Diagnostic mode
  • Probe types
  • Troubleshooting
  • Conductivity
  • Contact probe
  • Inductive probe (Toroidal)
Valves
  • In linear motion
  • In rotary motion
  • Pneumatic and electric actuator
  • Position switches
  • Valve solenoid
  • Troubleshooting

To learn more or register, contact us at: training@Laurentide.com