Instrumentation & Process Control CertificationIR/INPC

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a good knowledge of instrumentation and control systems and facilitates communication with experts to specify, design, operate and improve control systems.
Audience :
  • Engineers and technicians from process industries.

Level : Advanced

Course Content

  • INSTRUMENT LOOPS

      • Function, constitution, signal types. Tag naming conventions and symbolization on Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID).
      • Control loop and Safety Instrumented Function (SIF).
      • Application: control and safety loops identification on P&ID.
  • SENSORS & TRANSMITTERS

      • Technologies to measure and detect the pressure, temperature, level, flow and weight.
      • Working principles and configuration parameters.
      • Selection criteria according to process needs.
      • Applications:
      • Mini-process skids workshops: pressure, level and flow measurement.
  • CONTROL VALVES & ON/OFF VALVES

      • Technologies and working principle.
      • Specification parameters (Cv, trim characteristics, air failure, leak class, etc.).
      • Failure modes.
      • Accessories (limit switches, solenoid valves, positioners, etc.).
      • Applications:
      • CV calculation and valve selection process.
      • Mini-process skids workshops: positioner role.
  • PROCESS CONTROL

      • Controller role and performance criteria.
      • ON/OFF and PID controller.
      • Controller tuning methodologies.
      • Conventional control schemes: split-range, cascade, ratio, override, feed forward, decoupling.
      • Introduction to advanced process control.
      • Application: loop tuning on a process dynamic simulator.
  • CONTROL & SAFETY SYSTEMS

      • Role, architecture and functions of a Distributed Control Systems (DCS). Separation of control and safety systems.
      • Introduction to Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). Multiple safety layers principle.
      • Application: DCS and safety system operation on process skids.
  • KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT

      • Assessment quiz. Correction.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • read and understand a P&ID,
  • select optimal technology for sensors and valves,
  • increase control loop performance.

Ways & Means

  • Practice on mini process skids with industrial equipment.
  • Use of process dynamic simulators.
  • Daily quiz to reactivate the key points.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A Advanced Certificate is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Instrumentation & Process Control .
  • Ready-to-use skills.