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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