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Closed Loop Training Course

Course #PA201

In this course you will master the principles of automatic process control and the operation of the feedback loop to include proportional, integral and derivative control modes as well as advanced concepts of cascade, ratio, and feed-forward control. You will also learn and practice controller tuning methods and get an overview of drawings used in industry.


  • Operation of the components in a closed-loop control system including static and dynamic functions

  • Requirements for open- and closed-loop stability and control system tuning methods

  • Functionality of cascade control loops and the advantages of cascade control over single-element feedback control, and tuning a cascade control loop for optimum control

  • Principles and design features of feed-forward control and tuning a feed-forward control system for optimum control

  • Operation and function of ratio control systems and tuning of ratio control systems

  • Safety concerns and procedures when operating control systems


  • The participants will be able to commission a basic closed-loop control system

  • Initiate and modify basic closed-loop control systems and identify components

  • Read a circuit diagram or wiring schematic and connect components

  • Operate, describe, identify and analyze a control

  • Know the fundamentals of closed-loop controls

Who should attend?

  • Technicians looking for training on closed-loop technology


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