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E-575C - Advanced Instrumentation & Instrumented Systems Certification

5 days MAT/INST2GB
Level
Proficiency
Audience
  • Engineers and technicians involved in designing, setting-up and commissioning instrumented systems or operating oil and gas surface production facilities.
Purpose
  • This course provides a comprehensive and practical knowledge of process control and safety systems, necessary for designing and implementing instrumented systems.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • understand and analyze field instruments design,
  • implement Safety Integrated Levels (SIL) on instruments loops,
  • anticipate the impact of PID controllers parameters and structures on process control,
  • analyze main control structures and perform basic tuning of controllers,
  • learn about ICSS equipment architecture,
  • understand man - machine interface functionalities,
  • comprehend ICSS design and oversight of implementation projects.
Prerequisite
  • Experienced specialist in instrumentation.
  • 10 years of experience in the concerned field.
Ways and means
  • Practical training with real-life case studies.
  • Use of dynamic simulations.

PROCESS INSTRUMENTATION 1.25 days
  • Field instrumentation refresher: 4-20 mA standard and HART instruments, digital instruments
  • Instruments scales and calibration methods
  • Introduction to control valves calculation
  • Calibrated orifice calculation according to ISO 5167 standard, approach for measurement error calculation
  • Flow-rate calculation corrected for pressure and temperature
  • Instrument cables and junction boxes definition
  • Introduction to on-site industrial analyzers
PROCESS CONTROL 1 day
  • Oil & gas surface processes identification
  • PID controllers study: series, parallel and mix structures. Impact of controller parameters on process control. Controllers tuning
  • Study and adjustment of control loops: simple closed loop, cascade, split-range, ratio
  • Applications on dynamic simulator: case of a well/separator process section
SAFETY INSTRUMENTED SYSTEMS (SIS) 1 day
  • Refresher on safety instrumented systems (SIS): PSS, ESD, HIPPS, EDP
  • Impact on HAZID and HAZOP studies on design
  • Definition and implementation of Safety Integrated Levels (SIL) on instruments loops: oil and gas companies approach to IEC 61508 and 61511 standards. Application exercises
  • Applications on dynamic simulator: implementation of PSS and ESD systems. Case of a well/separator process section
AUTOMATION (DCS/PLC) 1.75 days
  • Distributed control system (DCS) architecture
  • Equipment architecture: controller, input/output cards, software architecture
  • Man – machine interface: views management (mimics, alarms, historian, trends), plant control strategy (overview, tree structure) and functionalities of the various types of views
  • Alarm management: alarm types, hierarchy, processing
  • DCS simulator: man – machine interface analysis. Case study
  • DCS and PLC implementation projects
  • Approach to quantification and allocation of system input/output
  • Notion of system life cycle and integrity (IEC 61508)/implementation of SIL
  • Study of a DCS or PLC implementation project: engineering documents (functional analysis) and project phases:
  • Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), Site Acceptance Test (SAT) and commissioning