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AutoQuiz: What is the Process of Grinding the Plug and Seat of a Valve Called?

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. For information about the CCST program, CLICK THIS LINK. Control Valve Course Update: There are three […]

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AutoQuiz: Can You Match Valve Symbol Designations?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, Control Valve Mechanics and Operations from Analog to Digital. The class, which is offered June 22-26, takes a deep dive into the control valve’s mechanical composition, actuation and positioning accessories, including a detailed study of digital valve controllers. The class is hands-on and lab intensive, and is […]

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AutoQuiz: What are the Failsafe Positions for a Valve?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, Control Valve Mechanics and Operations from Analog to Digital. The class, which is offered June 22-26, takes a deep dive into the control valve’s mechanical composition, actuation and positioning accessories, including a detailed study of digital valve controllers. The class is hands-on and lab intensive, and is […]

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AutoQuiz: How Many Routing Ports are on Pneumatic Solenoid Valves?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, Control Valve Mechanics and Operations from Analog to Digital. The class, which is offered June 22-26, takes a deep dive into the control valve’s mechanical composition, actuation and positioning accessories, including a detailed study of digital valve controllers. The class is hands-on and lab intensive, and is […]

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AutoQuiz: In Liquid Flow, What is the Collapse or Implosion of Bubbles Called?

Today’s automation industry quiz question comes from ISA’s new course, Control Valve Mechanics and Operations from Analog to Digital. The class, which is offered June 22-26, takes a deep dive into the control valve’s mechanical composition, actuation and positioning accessories, including a detailed study of digital valve controllers. The class is hands-on and lab intensive, and is […]

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AutoQuiz: Which Type of Flowmeter Measures Flow By Measuring Volume Directly?

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. For information about the CCST program, click this link. Which Type of Flowmeter Measures Flow by […]

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AutoQuiz: How Do You Calculate the Pressure Measurement of an Open Tube Manometer

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. This question is from the Level I study guide, Domain 1, Calibration. Level I represents a […]

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AutoQuiz: What is the Integral Action, Which is Part of a PID Algorithm, Often Called?

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. This question is from the Level I study guide, Domain 4, start-up. Level I represents a […]

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AutoQuiz: What Does a Symbol Depicting a Circle Inside a Box Represent?

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. This question reflects those in the Level I study guide, Domain 2, loop checking. Level I […]

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AutoQuiz: What is the Most Cost-Effective Way to Measure the Level of a Highly Corrosive Media?

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. Which of the following measurement methods is most cost-effective for measuring the level of a highly […]

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