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EST 285
Intro to Instrumentation


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Electrical safety and advanced control principles are covered in this course with a strong emphasis on input/output calibration, wiring, PID loop control, and testing procedures for pressure, temperature, level and flow controls used in the process and manufacturing industry. This course also covers troubleshooting of industrial control scenarios. Prerequisite: EST 133.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe and demonstrate flow and liquid level control.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify industry standard control tags.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify industry standard control tags.
  • Identify and define instrumentation terms.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot a PID loop.
  • Demonstrate the ability to wire complex control scenarios.
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot complex control scenarios.

  • Course Topics
  • Instrument tags
  • Interpretation of P & I Diagrams
  • On/off Relay
  • Manual/Automatic Control
  • PID Control
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Liquid Level Measurement
  • Pressure Transducer Level Sensors
  • Flow Measurement
  • Paddlewheel Flow Sensors
  • I/P Converters
  • Pneumatic Proportional Valves
  • Process Meters
  • Component Calibration
  • System Performance and Troubleshooting
  • Complex control scenarios
  • Troubleshoot Complex control scenarios

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.