Basic Instrumentation School
Course #I-101 - 16 hours
1.5 IACET CEUs available at Greenwood location
This introductory course (16 hours) on basic instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a review of instrumentation technologies, terminology, symbols needed to work in the field. Understanding P&ID’s and basic wiring techniques will be covered along with how instruments communicate. Students will be exposed to a variety of instrument disciplines including Level, Flow, Pressure, and Temperature.
Flow Instrumentation - dP, Magnetic, Vortex, Coriolis
Recording and display instruments
Level Instrumentation - point level and continuous level
Pressure Instrumentation - gauge, absolute, differential, hydrostatic
Temperature sensors and transmitters
Recognize the various type of process instrumentation found in processes of all types of industry
Understand basic Piping & Instrument Drawings (P&ID), how instruments are installed and wired
Properly install and commission common process instruments
Assessment methods for this course will include calculation worksheets, PTU P&ID exercises, hands-on labs for instrument programming, and individual technology module quizzes.
Who should attend?
Engineering and maintenance personnel
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Time of Flight Fundamentals
Continuing Education Credits
Greenwood, IN courses are certified by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for drinking water/wastewater continuing education credits (15 Technical Contact Hours).