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AutoQuiz20151113

AutoQuiz: How Is Resistance Measured?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s course, Electrical Controls for the Control Systems Technician (TI23). This course focuses on electrical controls that are frequently overlooked in a formal training program. It is geared toward any level technician who wants a thorough review of electrical process concepts to reinforce their knowledge of basic electricity […]

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AutoQuiz: What is the “OR” Gate Equivalency in an Electronic Circuit?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s course, Electrical Controls for the Control Systems Technician (TI23). This course focuses on electrical controls that are frequently overlooked in a formal training program. It is geared toward any level technician who wants a thorough review of electrical process concepts to reinforce their knowledge of basic electricity […]

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AutoQuiz: How Do You Calculate Absolute PSI?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from the ISA Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) program. Certified Control System Technicians calibrate, document, troubleshoot, and repair/replace instrumentation for systems that measure and control level, temperature, pressure, flow, and other process variables. Click this link for information about the CCST program. This question is from the Level I […]

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AutoQuiz: What Ladder Logic Symbol Represents a Logically True Condition for a Discrete PLC Input?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, PLC Fundamentals for the Technical Professional. The next class starts Nov. 9. This course focuses on the role the programmable logic controller plays in the design of a control system and how proper selection, installation and maintenance can reduce operating costs and improve performance. It provides […]

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AutoQuiz: What Ladder Logic Symbol is Used to Identify a Discrete Output?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, PLC Fundamentals for the Technical Professional. The next class starts Nov. 9. This course focuses on the role the programmable logic controller plays in the design of a control system and how proper selection, installation and maintenance can reduce operating costs and improve performance. It provides […]

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AutoQuiz: What is the “AND” Gate Equivalency in an Electronic Circuit?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, PLC Fundamentals for the Technical Professional. The next class starts Nov. 9. This course focuses on the role the programmable logic controller plays in the design of a control system and how proper selection, installation and maintenance can reduce operating costs and improve performance. It provides […]

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AutoQuiz: What Standard Applies to Programming a PLC?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, PLC Fundamentals for the Technical Professional. The next class starts Nov. 9. This course focuses on the role the programmable logic controller plays in the design of a control system and how proper selection, installation and maintenance can reduce operating costs and improve performance. It provides […]

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AutoQuiz: What is Topology in an Industrial Setting?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s course, Advanced Operation of Digital (Smart) Transmitters. The next class starts Oct. 12. This course offers a hands-on, working knowledge of smart field devices with an emphasis on measurement accuracy, advanced information gathering, decreased maintenance time, ease-of-configuration and calibration, and diagnostic capabilities. You will cover uses in conventional […]

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AutoQuiz: What is the HART Protocol?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s course, Advanced Operation of Digital (Smart) Transmitters. The next class starts Oct. 12. This course offers a hands-on, working knowledge of smart field devices with an emphasis on measurement accuracy, advanced information gathering, decreased maintenance time, ease-of-configuration and calibration, and diagnostic capabilities. You will cover uses in conventional […]

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AutoQuiz: What Component Within a Control Loop Can Be Manipulated?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, Extreme Instrumentality: Electrical to Instrumentation Cross Training Boot Camp. The class, which is offered from September 29 to October 2, focuses on the knowledge and skill sets required to function as an instrument maintenance technician. Process measurement techniques, measurement and control equipment, calibrations techniques and calibration […]

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