Process Control: Instrumentation, Troubleshooting And Problem Solving course

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  • Start Date

    25 Jun, 2019

  • End Date

    28 Jun, 2019

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This course provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the process control, instrumentation and troubleshooting techniques used to solve process problems. It will provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to troubleshoot and solve various problems encountered when working with instrumentation and controls systems.



  • Instrument terminology
    • Span
    • Range
    • Sensitivity
    • Accuracy
    • Resolution
    • Turn down ratio
    • Zero suppression
    • Elevation
  • Measuring process parameters
    • Methods of level measurements
      • Direct methods
      • Inferred methods
    • Measuring pressure
    • Measuring temperature
    • Measuring flow
    • Measuring level
  • Instrument loops and transmitters
    • Operation of 4-20 milliamp loops
    • Basic operation of instrument transmitter
    • Setting up a transmitter
    • Converting units
    • Calibration of instrument loops overview
  • Process basics
    • Types of processes
    • Self-regulating processes
    • Non-self-regulating processes
    • Process time constants
    • Positive feedback
    • Negative feedback
  • Process control strategies
    • Two position control
    • Proportional control (P)
    • Proportional and Integral control (PI)
    • Proportional and Integral and Derivative control (PID)
  • Troubleshooting
    • 7-step troubleshooting process
      • Symptom recognition
      • Symptom elaboration
      • Localize the faulty function
      • Localize the faulty circuit
      • Localize the faulty component
      • Repair the faulty component
      • Re-test
    • Half splitting a process
    • How to perform measurements on the process



This course is designed for instrumentation and control personnel including general maintenance personnel, plant managers and supervisors, control and instrumentation technicians and engineers, automation engineers, electricians and general engineers.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:            25th – 28th June, 2019

2ND BATCH:           15th – 18th October, 2019

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
25 Jun, 2019 28 Jun, 2019
Start Date End Date
15 Oct, 2019 18 Oct, 2019
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba, Lagos.

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