Electrical Controls for the Control Systems Technician

Troubleshooting Instrumentation and Control Systems (TC10)

This course presents a systematic approach to troubleshooting and start-up of single- and multi-loop control loops. You'll see how pressure, level, flow, and temperature loops operate to maintain good process control systems. Knowledge of instrumentation and control is assumed.

4+ Days Duration
3.2 Credits
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ISA 

Upcoming Dates

Date Time Location
October 18 - 22, 2021

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Appleton

You will be able to:

  • Use proper terminology and electrical symbols
  • Describe the basics of power distribution
  • Check various control devices for proper operation
  • Make proper electrical connections
  • Describe the purpose of control relays for various applications
  • Explain the function of timing and counting relays.
  • Apply schematics, wiring diagrams and electrical ladder logic to commission, troubleshoot and maintain electrical controls such as switches, pushbuttons, selector switches, solenoids, timing relays, counters, basic motion and speed control devices.
  • Use electrical control devices to control the operation and failure modes for valve control applications.

  

Classroom/Laboratory Exercises:

  • Making wiring connections
  • Wiring and Proper use of plug-in relays
  • Use of pushbuttons, switches, relays and pilot lights to build and test the AND, NAND, OR, NOT, NOR, XOR, XNOR relay logic.
  • Timers
  • Counters
  • Solenoid Valves and Valve Control

Pre-Requisite: Completion of ISA TI15 or equivalent work experience

You will cover:

  • Electrical Standards and Best Practices/NFPA
  • Power Sources
  • Wiring and Electrical Connections
  • Fuses and Circuit Breakers
  • Electrical Switching and Communication
  • Plug-In Relays
  • Timing Relays
  • Counters
  • Solenoids
  • Electrical Ladder Logic
  • Documentation
  • Valve Control
  • Troubleshooting

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