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Instrumentation Level 4 Trainee Guide, 3rd Edition

Instrumentation Level 4 Trainee Guide, 3rd EditionPhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Nov 30, 2016 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-449532-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-449532-3

Student/Retail Price: $133.32

Institutional/Business Price: $99.99

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  • Table of Contents

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Digital Logic Circuits, Instrument Calibration and Configuration, Performing Loop Checks, Troubleshooting and Commissioning a Loop, Tuning Loops, Programmable Logic Controllers, Disturbed Control Systems and Analyzers.

Table of Contents

Instrument Calibration and Configuration (60 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448298-9 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448299-6 (Module ID 12402-16) Introduces the basic concepts of calibration, including the three- and five-point methods. Addresses pneumatic, analog, and smart instrumentation calibration methods. Also covers other process control devices that require calibration. 

Proving, Commissioning, and Troubleshooting a Loop (17.5 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448300-9 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448301-6 (Module ID 12410-16) Explains the three stages in readying a loop for operation: checking, proving, and commissioning. Examines the key ideas behind each step and stresses the differences. Explores troubleshooting techniques and methodologies, with an emphasis on their use during the three stages of readying a loop. 

Tuning Loops (15 hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448303-0 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448302-3 (Module ID 12405-16) Introduces the techniques used in tuning loops employing PID control. Includes basic tuning theory and formulas. Examines open, closed, and visual loop tuning methods. 

Digital Logic Circuits (15 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448305-4 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448304-7 (Module ID 12401-16) Introduces the basic ideas of digital electronics. Presents gates, combination logic, and truth tables. Addresses memory devices, counters, and arithmetic circuits as well as the numbering systems commonly used in digital systems. 

Programmable Logic Controllers (12.5 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448306-1 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448307-8 (Module ID 12406-16) Introduces PLCs and their uses in industrial control. Includes hardware components, applications, communications, number systems, and programming methods. 

Distributed Control Systems (15 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448308-5 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448310-8 (Module ID 12407-16) Surveys DCS technologies, including an overview of their development. Discusses key components, fieldbuses, servers, and human-machine interfaces. Also introduces maintenance and the increasingly important aspect of DCS security.

Analyzers and Monitors (30 Hours) Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448311-5 Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448312-2 (Module ID 12409-16) Introduces the key concepts of chemistry, with an emphasis on their application in instrumentation. Explains crucial physical and chemical properties of matter. Discusses the different analytical methods used in industry to assess processes. Includes pH, conductivity, ORP, gas analysis, and particulate counts. Explores specific instruments and techniques. 

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