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This Process Measurement - Use and Calibration course at IDC Technologies covers the concepts of process measurement use and how it is maintained to verify its suitability for use within process control. 
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The main steps of calibration are detailed; which includes, validation against a standard, adjustment if necessary, and verification.

Objectives of the Process Measurement - Use and Calibration course at IDC Technologies:

  • Apply correct practice to calibration of instruments
  • Calibrate electronic transmitters and controllers
  • Configure instruments correctly to vendor instruction sheets
  • Maintain instruments correctly
  • Troubleshoot, isolate and fix electronic instrumentation problems
  • Specify instrument and loop documentation requirements and standards to vendors 
  • Fault find with drawings
  • Carry out simple repair procedures for the correction of faults on instrument systems where possible

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Shop calibration – steps involved in determining instrument suitability whist in operation.
  • Electro pneumatic calibrators – detailing the principles of some commercially available units
  • Temperature – calibration (RTD/thermocouples) – principles in calibrating instruments for measuring heat energy
  • Block diagrams – objectives and examples of documenting the model of a process
  • Standards for calibration – suing the highest accuracy simulation to verify a unit under test
  • Five point calibration – a statistical method to determine adjustments required for the UUT
  • Charts – graphical representation to expedite calculation decisions.
  • Basic measurement and control concepts – introduction into loop control theory
  • Terms (Accuracy/range/hysteresis/linearity/repeatability/response/dead time) – expansion of essential terms in reference to process operation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Who should complete this course:

  • Design engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electrical technicians and technologists
  • Electricians
  • Experienced electrical tradespersons and artisans
  • Experienced fixed plant operators
  • Graduate engineers
  • Instrumentation engineers
  • Project engineers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    199 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • National

    199 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 199 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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