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TUNE YOUR LOOP: Troubleshooting Instrumentation and Control Systems

TUNE YOUR LOOP: Troubleshooting Instrumentation and Control Systems

1. Standard analog instrument pneumatic signals are: 2. From ANSI/ISA-5.1-1984, “Instrument Symbols and Identification:” The line symbol ———- denotes a: 3. A ____________ control system evolved from central computer control of the 1960s and was developed initially for continuous flow processes that required loop, analog, and limited discrete control. 4. A ________ is a microcomputer-based […]

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Schooling to Become a Control Systems Engineer

Jim Cahill posted an interesting question today on Twitter from a Jeremy Salmon, a BYU student.   He wanted to know: I reached out to some folks in the Automation Federation (AF) who have been working on standardizing Automation-type curriculum to universities, colleges, and high schools.  They created the Automation Competency Model to help shape […]

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Tuning Control Loops (TC05)

This course is directed to anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of how to tune conrol loops, whether they have tuned loops but would like to become more proficient or they have never tuned a loop before. Registrants are expected to have a basic understanding of instrumentation and controls (either by working […]

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