INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL

COURSES

Induction and safety                              
Bench work                              
Hand tools                       
Workshop tools                       
Marking off                         
Hand skills
Pressure measurement             
Flow measurement                                 
Level measurement                           
Control valves                           
Temperature measurement       
Electromagnetic circuits
Automatic control
Analog electronics
Tube bending
Welding
Pneumatics
Programmable logic controller                                                       

DESCRIPTION OF COURSES

INDUCTION
 
Organization history, mission and vision
Authority structure
Responsibilities
Documentation
Accommodation
Rules and regulations
Working hours
Leave and absence
Disciplinary procedures
Transport
Security
Sport and recreational facilities
Telephone

SAFETY

Safe environment
Safety attitudes
Report safety matters
Safety inspections
Safety representatives
Unsafe acts and conditions
Injuries
First aid box
First aid officers
Personal protective clothing and equipment
Personal hygiene
Housekeeping
General house hold rules

BENCH WORK 
 
Workshop safety
Understand NSD rules and procedures (read induction document)
Use of PPE
Maintain a safe working area
Maintain personal safety and safety for others according to procedures
Protect the environment according to regulations
Understand and recall driven machinery regulations
Select, use and care for engineering hand tools
Select, use and care for workshop tools
Select , use and care for power tools
Select, use and care portable power tools
Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment
Mark off basic engineering shapes
Manufacture a work piece
Grind tool and drill bits
Operate and monitor drilling machine to produce simple component

PRESSURE MEASUREMENT

Pressure definition and terms
Disassemble/assemble pressure gauge
Disassemble/assemble differential pressure cell
Calibration of pressure gauge
Calibration of d/p cell
Pressure switch and pressure regulator
Pressure relief valves
Operation of pneumatic relays

FLOW MEASUREMENT

Terms used in flow measurement
Identify primary flow elements
Identify flow measuring instruments
Identify and describe flow installations
Identify and set flow switches

LEVEL MEASUREMENT

Operation of level measuring instruments
Operation of level switches
Density of liquids
Level installations
Calibration of displacer type level controller

CONTROL VALVES

Identify different types of control valves
Operation of i/p converter
Operation of valve positioners
Stroking and calibration of control valves

TEMPERATURE MEASUREMENT

Temperature scales
Operation and type of thermocouples
Operation and potentiometer and emf tables
Identification of thermocouples
Measuring furnace temperature
Setting of electronic temperature controller

ELECTROMAGNETIC CIRCUIT

Identify symbols used in circuit design
Principles of circuit design
Operation of electromagnetic relay
Design of alarm circuits
Truth tables
Wiring of relay circuit
Fault finding
Interpret electrical and mechanical flow diagrams

AUTOMATIC CONTROL

Calibration of pneumatic /electronic controller
Understand proportional ,integral and derivative action
Pipe and start up a cascade control loop
Tune a cascade control loop ¼ wave damping
Fault find on a control loop (level ,flow ,density)

ANALOG ELECTRONICS

Soldering skills
Identification and use of different electronic components
Layout of components on strip boards
Electronic test and measuring instruments
DC networks
Basic power supplies
Construct electronic circuit and fault find

TUBE BENDING

Tube bending equipment
Marking and bending of tubes
Identification and tightening of tube fittings
Installation of single and multi patterns

WELDING

Safety rules and regulations for welding
Arc welding
Gas welding
Gas cutting

PNEUMATICS

Interpret symbols and abbreviations
Interpret pneumatic circuit diagrams
Draw a pneumatic diagram
Build a pneumatic system on a simulation panel
Identify compressed air pipes
Install, replace and maintain compressed air pipelines ,cylinders, air service units and vane and position type motors
Recall the service procedure for air receivers 
Service air compressors

PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS


Principles of operation
Ladder programming
Design different circuits with ladder logic
Commissioning of a simulation
Fault finding



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