Control Systems Engineering (CSE) PE Exam Review Course (EN00)


You will be able to:

Follow the guidelines for taking the CSE exam
Identify the breadth of the knowledge and skills areas covered
Apply recognized standards for symbols and documents
Recognize the basic calculation techniques for measurement devices
Apply process variable measurements and sensor selection
Compare the various final control elements/valves
Explain basic process control loops: their configuration, operation, and performance
Follow discrete logic in motor and interlock control
Describe various signal conversion and wiring arrangements
Compare various installation methods and techniques
Determine material requirements from physical parameters
Interpret system scope statements and apply to design needs

You will cover:

Sensors Technologies Applicable to Various Measurements (Process Variables): Sensor Types | Calibration Ranges | Lineraity | Hysterisis | Repeatability | Elevated and Suppressed Zero Ranges
Final Control Elements: Valve Types and Styles | Flow Characteristics | Applications | Sizing | Safety Relief Valves
Fluid Properties: Specific Gravity | Pressure and Temperature Conversion | Reynolds Number
Signal Types and Transmission Methods: Electronic | Pneumatic
Signal Circuit Design: Type | Grounding | Shielding | Installation
Control System Analysis: Documentation | Basic Processes | Regulatory Control, Feedback, Cascade, Ratio, PID | Discrete Control | Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
Control System Implementation: Loop Tuning Methods | Distributed Control Systems | Safety Systems | Ergonomics | Human Machine Interface (HMI) and Graphics | Programming (Ladder Logic, Sequential, Function Block)
Codes, Standards, and Regulations: Applications and Use | Intrinsic Safety | Hazardous Area Classification

Classroom/Laboratory Exercises:

Practice taking CSE exam-related questions

Includes ISA Text Control Systems Engineering Study Guide, 5th Edition.