Installing, Calibrating, and Maintaining Electronic Instruments (TI25) | December 2, 2013 8:00 AM - December 6, 2013 4:00 PM | Automation.com

Installing, Calibrating, and Maintaining Electronic Instruments (TI25)

Event Summary

DATE:
December 2, 2013 - December 6, 2013
LOCATION:
Columbia, IL 62236
COUNTRY:
USA
START DATE/TIME:
December 2, 2013 8:00 AM
END DATE/TIME:
December 6, 2013 4:00 PM
EVENT TYPE:
Training
HOST:
ISA
PHONE:
919-549-8411
EMAIL:
[email protected]
WEBSITE:
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Description

You will be able to:

Employ proper safety practices during installation, calibration, and maintenance procedures
Connect wiring in an electronic control loop
Select and operate test equipment to measure electrical properties and calibrate instruments
Calibrate electronic transmitters and controllers
Recognize the importance of maintenance in the proper operation of instruments and control systems
Use manufacturer's guidelines to configure instruments for specific process applications
Explain installation considerations and practices for instruments and control systems
Install electronic instruments using manufacturer's guidelines and ISA's recommended practices and procedures
Use piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID), wiring, schematic, and installation detail drawings to install, calibrate, and verify proper operation of instruments
Explain methods for reducing electrical hazards including intrinsically safe installation
Describe the trend toward using fieldbus systems and personal computers in process control
Explain the relevance of ISO 9000 standards to maintenance practices and procedures

You will cover:

Loop Characteristics: Current Loop | Power Source
Laboratory and Test Equipment: Multimeter | Process Calibrator
Calibration and Configuration: Instrument Performance | Calibration Standards | Device Calibration | Calibration Documentation | Configuring Smart Transmitters
Instrument Maintenance: Corrective | Preventive | Predictive
Installation: Grounding and Isolation | Plant Conditions | Documentation
Electronic Controllers: Control Strategies | Controller Maintenance | Digital Controllers
Safety in Hazardous Locations: Location Classification | Explosion Proofing | Purging and Pressurization | Intrinsic Safety
Trends: Personal Computers in Control | Fieldbus Technology

Classroom/Laboratory Exercises:

Calculate, record, and graph instrument performance data to compare with specifications and identify errors
Measure and record voltage, current, and resistance
Calculate span and range values for various level measurement applications
Calibrate differential pressure, RTD, thermocouple, and I/P transmitters and transducers
Configure smart differential pressure and temperature transmitters
Construct a simple feedback flow loop, perform a loop check, and tune the loop using trial and error tuning
View a three-wire RTD demonstration and identify errors
Configure and calibrate a single loop digital controller

A hand-held/scientific calculator should be brought to class.

Includes ISA Text: Maintenance of Instruments and Systems, 2nd Edition

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