Loop Checkout & Troubleshooting

Course# I-104 Loop Checkout & Troubleshooting - 16 hours

This Loop Checkout and Troubleshooting Course will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of control loop fundamentals, and basic process control theory. Following this introduction, instrument loop drawings will be studied in detail, with a review of Pipe & Instrument Drawings. Next is a discussion of loop calculations needed to checkout and troubleshoot control loops, followed by actual hand-on-n exercises in the PTU.

Loop Checkout & Troubleshooting School ©Endress+Hauser


  • Control Loop Fundamentals

  • Basics of Process Control

  • Loop Drawings and P&ID's basics

  • Loop Calculations

  • Fundamentals of Test Equipment

  • Basic Loop Checkout

  • Advanced Loop Checkout


  • Basic understanding of control loop fundamentals

  • Basic process control theory

  • Understanding of basic and advanced loop troubleshooting

Who should attend?

  • Engineering and maintenance personnel


To ensure that the student can best benefit from this training, they should be familiar with basic instrument configuration as a pre-requisite for this class.