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MCD4-SP Process Measurement - Hazardous Areas

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Designing, maintaining and operating of Instrumentation and Control Systems in Hazardous Areas, requires specialized knowledge which ensures that the system work safely, without being sources of ignition themselves. There are many ways in which explosion protection of the system is achieved. These include protection methods like Explosion proofing, Intrinsic Safety, Increased safety, Pressurization,  which have to be understood in-depth by the Instrumentation and Control engineers and technicians who are responsible for designing & maintaining the system.
This course is designed to help students to understand the basic principles of hazardous areas, classifying hazardous materials, understanding the nature of the risk and the necessity to eliminate sources of ignition.
After completing this course, students will have significant knowledge on the installation and maintenance of the different types of equipment, increased safety, intrinsic safety etc.

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE?

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Safety Inspectors
  • Safety Managers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Instrumentation Engineers
  • Professional Engineers 
  • Design Personnel 
  • Production Managers
  • Project Managers

COURSE OUTLINE:
EXPLOSION CONSEQUENCES 

  • Explosion Triangle 
  • Consequences

DEFINITION OF HAZARDOUS AREAS 

  • Precautions
  • Basic properties
  • Basic areas of classification
  • Sources of release examples
  • Tank area classifications

CLASSIFICATION OF APPARATUS 

  • Classification
  • Zones comparison
  • Apparatus Grouping
  • Equipment Grouping
  • Selection of explosion technique

APPARATUS GROUPING AND TEMPERATURE 

  • Grouping
  • Temperature classification
  • Standards

PRINCIPLES OF EX PROTECTION 

  • Selection of explosion protection technique
  • Techniques of Ex Protection

REQUIREMENTS FOR IS SYSTEMS 

  • The IS systems concept
  • IS system
  • Examples

EARTHING

  • Earthing Requirements
  • Preventing electric shock
  • System earthing
  • Earthing Principles

STATIC PROTECTION

  • Generation of static 
  • Example

LIGHTNING PROTECTION 

  • Static form of lightning
  • Protection basics
  • Entry and Exit points
  • Protection levels IEC 61024-1
  • Protection devices

PLANNED MAINTENANCE 

  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Planned corrective actions
  • Periodic corrections
  • Types of Inspection
  • Use of tables

USE OF TOOLS 

  • Guidelines
  • Ex-Rated tools

PROCEDURES

  • Procedures for withdrawing equipment from service
  • Lock out – tag out
  • Hazardous area

SAFE METHODS 

  • Safety observations
  • Danger signals of electrical malfunctioning
  • Types of inspection
  • Suggested Inspection procedure
  • Areas of risk

TEST EQUIPMENT SUITABILITY 

  • Low voltage Insulation test
  • 500Vac test
  • Use of uncertified test apparatus
  • Use of Multimeters
  • Testing using Standard IS Apparatus

AUTHORITIES

  • Legislations and Standards for Hazardous area standards
  • ATEX

MARKING AND IDENTIFICATION 

  • Legislations and Standards for Hazardous area standards
  • Ex
  • CE

APPARATUS CERTIFICATION 

  • Introduction
  • Certification

Investment

Plan Name Investment
Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 199

Instructor

John Piperides

BE Electrical

 

John is a professional electrical engineer with over 25 years experience in industrial maintenance, production, management, sales and improvement. He has held management positions in several manufacturing and sales companies. His diverse responsibilities have included contract negotiation, authoring and responsibility of departmental budgets, daily management of over 20 reports, practice of cGMP, auditing in a pharmaceutical plant, and system administration and programming of diverse IT and embedded systems. He has been directly involved with industries including building management, pest control, mining, power utilities, food, pharmaceutical, steel, building products, sugar, paper and pulp, rail and airports.

John has completed many years of further education including developing, writing and delivering many work based courses and seminars. He has spent 10 years as a part time teacher at TAFE in electrical engineering, and 15 years delivering structured courses in thermography, power quality, instrument safety, motor drive theory, PLC, SCADA, and pest inspection

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