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Techniques for Applied Process Control (Virtual)

DATE

July 14 - July 17
(1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST each day)

LOCATION

WebEx Virtual Event

HOST

Dennis Nash
dennis.nash@controlstation.com

This workshop explains how the PID controller functions. Participants learn a proven, systematic approach for both tuning loops manually and achieving consistent results.

This course is not vendor specific.

 
Who Should Attend?

Technicians, Engineers, and others with responsibility for control loop performance.

 
What’s the Objective?

Learn simple, repeatable methods for evaluating and tuning PID controllers.

 
 
How’s it Delivered?

Key concepts are followed by demos of real-world examples and hands-on exercises.

 
 
 

Course Information

Below is the agenda for the Techniques for Applied Process Control virtual training workshop. The workshop will be delivered in daily segments estimated at four (4) hours in duration. Daily breaks of approximately fifteen (15) minute will be provided by the instructor at appropriate stages of the workshop.

Day One Topics

Lecture: Fundamentals of Process Dynamics and Control
Demo: Modeling Process Dynamics Using Loop-Pro
Exercise: Exploring Dynamics of the Gravity-Drained Tanks
Lecture: Proportional Control
Demo: Implementation of P-Only Controllers
Exercise: P-Only Control of Tank Level
Lecture: Integral Action and PI Control
Exercise: Hazards of Tuning PI Controllers by Trial and Error

Day Two Topics

Lecture: Approach to Controller Design Using Design Tools
Exercise: PI Control of Heat Exchanger Temperature
Lecture: Controller Performance Criteria
Demo: Adaptive PI Control of Nonlinear Processes
Lecture: Derivative Mode and PID Control
Demo: PID Control of Tank Level
Exercise: PID Control of Heat Exchanger Temperature
Lecture: PID Control with Derivative Filter
Demo: PID with Filter Control of Heat Exchanger Temperature
Exercise: PID with Filter and Control of the Multi-Tanks Process

Day Three Topics

Lecture: Day One Review
Lecture: Advanced Process Modeling and Adaptive Control
Demo: Control of Heat Exchanger using Custom Process
Exercise: Modeling and Simulation of Single Loop Processes
Lecture: Dynamics of Non-Self Regulating (Integrating) Processes
Demo: Controlling a Non-Self Regulating (Integrating) Custom Process
Exercise: Modeling and Control of the Pumped Tank Process

Day Four Topics

Lecture: Cascade Control
Demo: Single Loop Control of the Jacketed Reactor
Exercise: Cascade Control of the Jacketed Reactor
Lecture: Feed-Forward Control
Demo: Feed-Forward Control of Ideal Processes
Exercise: Feed-Forward Control of the Jacketed Reactor

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“I’ve been programming and tuning loops for over 10 years. I learned so much in these 2 days that I plan on reevaluating all of the loops in our processes.”

– Adam B. Process EngineerFluid Air 

Fluid Air Logo
“I’ve been programming and tuning loops for over 10 years. I learned so much in these 2 days that I plan on reevaluating all of the loops in our processes.”

– Adam B. Process EngineerFluid Air 

Fluid Air Logo
“I’ve been programming and tuning loops for over 10 years. I learned so much in these 2 days that I plan on reevaluating all of the loops in our processes.”

– Adam B. Process EngineerFluid Air 

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