Process Control Devices

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No. of Courses: 10

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Program Duration: 3.5 Hrs

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Languages: English

About the Program

Control systems are indispensable in the process industry, ensuring efficiency, safety, and reliability. Our program explores the fundamentals, from analog and digital signals to open and closed control loops. Understand the generation and variables of control systems, including the advantages and drawbacks of ON/OFF control. Dive into Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), learning their roles in centralized monitoring and automation. Explore Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and risk assessment steps, ensuring comprehensive understanding of control system dynamics.

Course List

Introduction to Process Control Devices

Understand the necessity of control systems in the process industry, exploring their role in maintaining efficiency, safety, and reliability.


Understand the distinction between analog and digital signals, exploring their definitions and applications in this concise introductory course on signals.

Process Control Elements

Learn about simple open and closed control loops, and understand their operation and applications in this introductory course on process control elements.

Generation of Control Systems

Explore the generation of control systems, understanding how they are designed, developed, and implemented to regulate processes effectively.

Control Loop Variables

Discover the different control loop variables, understanding the parameters monitored and controlled within a control system, in this introductory course.

Types of Control

Explore the concept of ON/OFF control, understanding its operation and limitations in regulating processes effectively.

Distributed Control System (DCS) – I

Understand the purpose of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for centralized monitoring, exploring how they enable efficient oversight and management of industrial processes.

Distributed Control System (DCS) – II

Understand the purpose of alarms in industrial settings, including their priorities, actions, and responses, as well as the categories they fall into, in this comprehensive introductory course.

Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

Delve into Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), understanding their functionality and importance in industrial automation, including their requirements and the concept of permissive.

Safety Instrumented System (SIS)

Explore Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and their crucial role in mitigating risks in industrial processes, including layers of protection analysis criteria and the steps involved in assessing risks.

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