BASIC PROCESS CONTROL COURSE CONTENT Feedback Control Process Control Process Variables Feedback Control Loops Sensors, Transmitters, and Final Control Elements Types of Advanced Control Control Modes Typical Application of control modes Effects on System Response Use of and how it works Proportional Control Integral Control Derivative Control Process Characteristics Characteristics of open and closed systems Heat, mass, and pressure Fahrenheit and Celsius temperature scales Rankine and Kelvin temperature scales Heat and heat transfer. Process Variables Converting between gage pressure and absolute pressure Pressure measurement and height of liquid Converting between psi, inches of water, and inches of mercury, volume, density, and specific gravity Flow rate, mass flow rate, and volumetric flow rate Methods of measuring temperature Instrumentation Symbols Balloon symbols Loop identification numbers and loop indicator suffixes Line symbols Valve and actuator symbols Reading a simple loop. Interpreting the P & ID Instrument Loop Diagrams Instrument ports and connections Junction boxes and identifiers Operating range and set point for an instrument Symbols and reference Electronic loops Pneumatic loops. Piping & Instrumentation Drawings ISA Standard 5.1 Control concepts Symbols and identifiers Interpreting diagrams. Mechanical Connections Tubing materials and applications Calculating tubing gain Fittings and plastic tubing Cleaning, tubing, and fittings for silver soldering. Electrical Connections Coaxial cable connections and conductors to terminal Grounds and shields Electrical noise and signal distortion General safety and intrinsic safety Signal tracing in an electrical circuit.