Instrumentation and process control systems - design and documentation.
Control Valve terminology, bodies, trim, flow characteristics, Cv and Kv sizing, noise, actuators and positioners
Documentation of process control systems - Block Flow Diagrams (BFD), Process Flow Diagrams (PFD), Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and more
Measurement and instrumentation strategies.
Risk, reliability and safety in process control systems.
Relative humidity in moist air can estimated by measuring the dry and wet bulb temperature.
A Block Flow Diagram is a schematic illustration of a major process.
Selecting and sizing butterfly valves for water applications.
Verifies that a product is designed to the appropriate standards according the European Machine Directive.
Sizing control valves to match process requirements.
Online shareable electric circuit diagram.
Comparing flow coefficients Cv to flow factors Kv.
Turndown ratio (Rangeability) can be used to compare flow measurement devices like orifices, venturi meters etc.
An introduction to the different types of fluid flowmeters - Orifices, Venturies, Nozzles, Rotameters, Pitot Tubes, Calorimetrics, Turbine, Vortex, Electromagnetic, Doppler, Ultrasonic, Thermal, Coriolis.
An online control valve - Cv - calculator for gases.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) hazard system for chemical materials.
European hazardous area classification with zones, protection types, temperature codes and codes.
North American hazardous locations classification with classes, divisions and groups
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IP - Ingress Protection rating is used to specify the environmental protection - or electrical enclosure - of electrical equipment.
The ISA standards and symbols are important for the P&IDs and documents describing the process control system.
Calculate flow coefficients for the design of control valves - Imperial units.
Schematic illustration of a functional relationship between piping, instrumentation and system components.
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The Process Flow Diagram (PFD) is a schematic illustration of a system.
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Introduction to pressure - online pressure units converter.
Common terms used in the process control terminology.
Proportional, integrating and derivative process controllers.
ISA process instrumentation codes - and combinations.
Standard signals used for transmission from sensor to controller.
Designing steam control valves and their Kv values.
Comparing advantages and disadvantages of thermocouples, RTDs and thermistors temperature sensors.
Thermocouples - types, principles and temperature ranges.
Designing water process control valves and their Kv values.