CSE PE Exam Review Part 5: Final Control Elements (EN00W5)

Web Seminar: CSE PE Exam Review Part 5: Final Control Elements (EN00W5)

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This is the fifth of six seminars focusing on topics that are likely to appear on the Control Systems Engineer (CSE) PE exam. It will give you a quick review of control valve types, characteristics, installation, and application, as well as valve sizing and selection, with references for additional study. Relief valves will be reviewed briefly with additional reference material noted.

Register for all six (6) seminars in this series and save—call or email ISA for details.

You will be able to:

  • Explain the function and use of control valves
  • Describe valve sizing and application considerations
  • List terminology and characteristics of valves and actuators
  • Explain function and impact of valves on the overall control function
  • Identify likely exam questions in these areas:
    • Primary functions for final control elements
    • Control valve characteristics and terminology
    • Considerations for valve calculations
    • The most appropriate valve style for various applications
    • Sizing a pressure relief valve for process conditions
  • Identify areas of focus for more effective studying in:
    • Process control valves
    • Control valve sizing and application
    • Dynamic system functions of a control valve

You will cover:

  • Control Valve Function
  • Control Valve Types and Characteristics
  • Control Valve Sizing and Calculations
  • Valve Selection and Installation Considerations
  • Final Control Elements
    • In Domain III of CSE Exam (16 questions or 20% of exam)

Who should attend?

  • Engineers with four or more (4+) years in control systems engineering
  • Individuals who have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam
  • Employees of engineering companies
  • Engineers working with industrial companies

*Please note that all US and Canadian participants will dial into a toll-free number. All non-US or non-Canadian participants will dial into a toll number and be charged by the long distance provider for the call.

Equipment and System Requirements:

  • Touch-tone telephone with a speakerphone for the audio portion of the live seminars
  • Internet connection running at 28.8 bps or faster
  • Java-enabled browser (Netscape Navigator 4.04 or later or Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 or later)
  • Computer monitor large enough for all participants to view or projection system for presentation to larger audiences

Registration Options:

For more detailed information on this topic, consider attending ISA’s course, Control Systems Engineering PE Exam Review (EN00).

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