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DIA8-SP Advanced Industrial Automation - Tuning of Industrial Control Loops

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Optimizing the process with proper setting and tuning of control loops is necessary to increase quality consistency.  Correctly setting PID control loop parameters will result in a properly controlled process with a minimum of overshoot and instability while retaining excellent control response. Technical staff should have expert knowledge on process controls to identify and correct problems with process dead time
This course is designed to help students to understand the fundamentals of open and closed loop control used in the field of process control including continuous and damped cycling method.
After completing this course, students will have sound knowledge on the tuning methods to provide a stable and controllable process, thus increasing production and reducing shutdown events.
 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

  • Automation Engineers
  • Chemical Engineers
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Design Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electricians
  • Installation and Maintenance Technicians
  • Instrument and Process Control Engineers and Technicians
  • Instrument Fitters
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers and Technicians
  • Operations Engineers
  • Process Engineers
  • Process Operators
  • Production Managers
  • Project Managers
  • System Integrators


COURSE OUTLINE
TUNING OF CLOSED LOOP CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Types of process response
  • Objectives
  • Do we need to re-tune
  • Objective of tuning a feedback controller

OPEN LOOP TUNING

  • Steps of open loop tuning
  • Reaction curve calculations
  • Loop time constant method
  • Fist order Lag
  • CLOSED-LOOP TUNING METHODS
  • Continuous cycling method
  • Summary

CONTINUOUS CYCLING METHOD

  • Calculation of tuning constants
  • Formula of Overshoot on start-up
  • Modern 'ZN' table alternatives

DAMPED CYCLING METHOD

  • Steps of Damped cycling method
  • Calculate tuning constants
  • Tuning calculations

QUICK AND DIRTY TUNING GUIDE

  • Same caution
  • Summary
  • DEADTIME
  • Dominating Dead time
  • Info on dead time
  • Dead time dominated tuning
  • Fine tuning control loops
  • TRIAL, ERROR AND SELF TUNING
  • How to tune by trial and error proportional first
  • Typical PID settings
  • PID auto-tuners
  • Gain scheduling examples
  • First order process
  • A complex shape tank
  • Gain scheduling
  • Optimizing of controller


 

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Unlimited Access for 2 Years: US$ 149

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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BNI2-SP Industrial Instrumentation and Control for Non-Instrument Personnel 16-02-2016
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LA5-SP From Engineer to Leader - Conflict Management Skills 21-09-2015
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