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Installing, Calibrating & Maintaining Electronic Instruments

This popular course offers a combination of practical information and hands-on experience, covering proper installation, calibration, and maintenance of electronic instruments. You will examine characteristics of electronic control systems; techniques for installing electronic instruments; and procedures for configuring and calibrating transmitters, transducers, and controllers. Approximately 40% of your time in this course is spent working with equipment.

"The course was effective in helping me to get a bigger, better picture of the instrumentation industry."
—James Jefferson, Electronics Technician II

This course covers:

  • Loop Characteristics: Current Loop | Power Source
  • Laboratory and Test Equipment: Multimeter | Process Calibrator
  • Calibration and Configuration: Instrument Performance | Calibration Standards | Device Calibration | Calibration Documentation | Configuring Smart Transmitters
  • Instrument Maintenance: Corrective | Preventive | Predictive
  • Installation: Grounding and Isolation | Plant Conditions | Documentation
  • Electronic Controllers: Control Strategies | Controller Maintenance | Digital Controllers
  • Safety in Hazardous Locations: Location Classification | Explosion Proofing | Purging and Pressurization | Intrinsic Safety
  • Trends: Personal Computers in Control | Fieldbus Technology

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