The word instrumentation can be defined as “the art and science of measurement and control of process variables within a production or manufacturing area.” As such, it belongs to the much broader field of engineering, which also includes information technology, project management and chemical, civil, mechanical and electronic engineering.
This workshop is designed for engineers and technicians from a wide range of abilities and backgrounds and will provide an excellent introduction to mastering plant documentation and diagrams.
The workshop will be useful to both specifiers and implementers and will provide a theoretical grounding as well as a practical guide for preparing a control system functional specification for implementation on Industrial control systems consisting of PLC, HMI or DCS.
Electrical Equipment for Practical Hazardous Areas for Engineers and Technicians - One Day Refresher Training - Outside Europe
The workshop is based on the international IEC60079 series of standards that are now replacing many of the older national standards. Installation utilising Explosion-Protected (Ex) equipment can be expensive to design, install and operate - outside of Europe
Electrical Equipment for Practical Hazardous Areas for Engineers and Technicians - One Day Refresher Training - Within Europe
This workshop is based on the international IEC60079 series of standards that are now replacing many of the older national standards. Installation utilising Explosion-Protected (Ex) equipment can be expensive to design, install and operate - focus within Europe
This workshop introduces managers, engineers and technicians to the latest standards and practices in the application of functional safety using effective management, planning and execution in accordance with IEC 61508/61511, the international standards for process industry safety instrumented systems.
This is not a “high-end” engineering workshop; rather it presents the nuts and bolts of the subject ranging from PLCs, DCSs, process control concepts, industrial data communications to SCADA and manufacturing execution systems.
Fundamentals of Instrumentation, Process Control, PLCs and SCADA for Plant Operators and Other Non-Instrument Personnel
You will leave this workshop with a strong understanding of the key concepts in instrumentation, process control, SCADA and PLCs.
A Building Automation System (BAS) is a computerised intelligent network of electronic devices that is used to control and monitor the mechanical, lighting and security systems in a building. It is sometimes referred to as an intelligent building system.
This workshop is designed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of explosion protection applied to hazardous areas.
The workshop is initiated with coverage of the basics on electrical measurements and some tips and tricks. Instrument performance and calibration principles are then covered with rules for calibrating transmitters.
No matter whether you are a new instrumentation or control technician/technologist/graduate engineer or indeed, even a practising facilities engineer, you will find this course beneficial in improving your understanding, skills and knowledge.
Integrated Programming, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Optimisation of the Drill Monitor System (DMS)
This is not an advanced workshop, but one that focuses on the fundamentals of the Drill Monitor System (which includes an Operator Interface Programmable Logic Controller (OPLC) and display as well as a system of sensors).
Introduction to the Selection, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fiscal Flow and Metering Equipment
The workshop on fiscal metering is for engineers and technicians who require a practical knowledge of selection, installation and commissioning of fiscal metering.
It delivers a critical blend of knowledge and skills, covering technology in control and instrumentation, industry analysis and forecasts, leadership and management – everything that is relevant to a modern control and instrumentation engineer.
This workshop will give you a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of Instrumentation, Automation and Control; thus allowing you to do work and perform simple tasks in the area.
You will learn how to quickly interpret, isolate and fix common hardware problems related to PLC input/outputs, troubleshoot PLC software (especially ladderlogic), identify typical SCADA problems and fix them plus much more...
APC does require a detailed knowledge of the plant to design a working system and continual follow up along the life of the plant to ensure it is working optimally.
This workshop will give you the necessary information to ensure that your alarm system is well designed and provides your operators with the best picture of the operations of the plant.
It is important that throughout the plant that a consistent philosophy is adopted for alarms and that your operators are not distracted from the main ball game of operating the plant.
At the end of this workshop participants will be able to recognise and efficiently troubleshoot a wide variety of industrial analytical measuring instruments, describe the construction and operation of the most important analytical instruments plus more...
At the end of this workshop participants will be able to acquire a basic knowledge of standards and techniques in the automation of batch processes, design a batch manufacturing control system for new or upgrade projects using principles supported by the ISA S88 standard plus much more...
This workshop introduces the basic practices of controls systems and safety controls for industrial steam generating boilers.
It is claimed that the majority of control valves, worldwide, are not correctly sized. There will be some argument about this statement but we do know that selecting control valves for specific applications is not well understood.
At the end of this workshop participants will be able to install and configure a data acquisition system, choose and configure the correct software plus much more...
All those involved in the design, implementation and upgrading of industrial control systems who wish to gain a solid introduction to Distributed Control Systems (DCS) should attend this workshop.
This workshop gives you a fundamental understanding of all the three components of a complete drive system, the VSD, motor and the PLC. There is a good coverage as well on installation and commissioning, operation and maintenance and troubleshooting of these devices.
Mathematical theory has been kept to a minimum and the focus is on practical design, installation, commissioning, troubleshooting and maintenance issues all focussed entirely on flow issues.
If you have only briefly heard about OPC and want to get to grips with its tremendous power and apply this to your plant and application, then this workshop will give you the necessary tools.
This workshop provides you with an understanding of the hazards involved in using electrical equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres. It is based on the international IEC79 series of standards that are now replacing the older national standards.
This workshop provides you with an understanding of the hazards involved in using electrical equipment in potentially explosive atmospheres.
The workshop provides training in the techniques of hazard and operability studies that are widely used in industry for the identification of potential hazards in process plant operations.
This workshop concentrates on awareness level training for managers, engineers and technicians in the practical application of hazard and operability studies known as HAZOPS
In industry the majority of safety rules and regulations originated from the painful experience of workers who suffered serious injuries or even death. This workshop, following on from Safe Operation & Maintenance of Circuit Breakers and Switchgear, covers the basic procedure in working safely on high voltage systems.
The workshop provides comprehensive coverage of IEC 61850 and will provide you with the tools and knowledge to tackle your next substation automation project with confidence.
This workshop pay close attention to special installation considerations and application limitations when selecting and installing different flow instruments.
The aim of this workshop is to go beyond the basic concepts and introduce you to the practical techniques and applications of 61131-3. We cut across apparent differences wherever PLCs are used and introduce standards that are widely applicable.
This workshop is not to be missed and could save your business a fortune in possible downtime and financial loss.
Practical Industrial Troubleshooting of Instrumentation, Electrical and Process Control for Engineers and Technicians
This interactive workshop uses a systems approach to troubleshooting and is designed to encourage delegates to take a new look at the methodology of faultfinding and rectification on their plant.
This workshop provides practical knowledge in selection, installation and commissioning of industrial instrumentation and control valves.
You will gain a greater understanding of IS loop concepts as a basis for working with measurement and control loops using standard and custom IS solutions.
Machine vision has progressed in leaps and bounds since the disappointments in the eighties with tremendous results achievable today.
The various factors such as performance limitations and costs that impact the selection of electro hydraulic, pneumatic, electromechanical technologies are discussed.
If you want to gain a clear, practical understanding of the essentials of process control and loop tuning, as well as how to optimize the operation of your plant or process then you should attend this two-day workshop.
This workshop is designed to give you a solid understanding of the essentials of Process Control and skill you in the latest procedures for the tuning of Industrial Control Loops using a minimum of mathematics and formulas.
This workshop is designed to give you a solid understanding of the essentials of Process Control and skill you and/or your staff, in the latest procedures for the tuning of Industrial Control Loops using a minimum of mathematics and formulas.
This practical workshop covers all the essentials of process control and tools to optimise the operation of your plant and process, including the ability to perform effective loop tuning.
This Practical Process Instrumentation course is for engineers and technicians who need to have a practical knowledge of selection, installation and commissioning of industrial instrumentation and control valves.
Receive practical advice from experts in the field to assist you to correctly plan, program and install a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) with a shorter learning curve and more confidence.
Mechatronics is the key to modern video and CD disk drives, camcorders, avionics, aircraft fly-by-wire, computerised fuel injection for motor vehicles, anti-lock braking systems, and smart weapons such as military drones used for aerial reconnaissance purposes.
This workshop is designed to benefit engineers and technicians who are involved in specifying, commissioning and debugging industrial SCADA and telemetry systems but who have little previous experience in this field.
SCADA has traditionally meant a window into the process of a plant or gathering of data from devices in the field, but now the focus is on integrating this process data into the actual business and using it in real time.
This course covers the essentials of SCADA systems with an emphasis on using open standards such as communication protocols (e.g. OPC, MODBUS, and TCP/IP) and ‘off-the-shelf’ hardware, such as industrial Ethernet to keep the costs down.
This workshop is designed to benefit you with hard-hitting practical up-to-date information on the application of PLCs for the automation and process control of plants and factories.
This hands-on workshop gives both the novice and experienced user a solid grasp of the principles and practical implementation of interfacing the PC and standalone instruments to real world signals.
The aim of this workshop is to provide and/or enhance the skills required to configure and tune a controller for optimum operation.
This course is designed to benefit you with practical up-to-date information on the application of PLC and SCADA systems to the automation and process control industries.
This workshop will cover all the essential aspects of RFID systems to not only provide you with a broad understanding of its technology but also the various types of applications and uses where it can be applied to.