Analyes Control System Functions ,Take Remedial Action

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T006 June 2, 2024 - June 6, 2024 Cairo - EGYPT $ 4000

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By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals of controller gain or proportional band, integral and derivative actions and the application of each
  • Explain the operation of the components in a closed loop control system including static and dynamic functions
  • Identify the requirements for open loop and closed loop stability
  • Use three methods to tune a control system for stated quality control
  • Understand the functions of cascade control loops and the advantage of cascade control over single element feedback control
  • Tune a cascade control loop for optimum control
  • Understand the principles and design features of feedforward control
  • Tune a feedforward control system for optimum control
  • Identify the advantages of feedforward control over feedback control
  • Understand the operation and function of ratio control systems
  • Tune ratio control systems
  • Tune a controller by trial and error
  • Improve on the trial and error method by using analytical methods
  • Apply the ultimate sensitivity tuning method to properly tune feedback controllers
  • Determine tuning constants by using procedures to improve as found settings
  • Run response curves on a process
  • Measure gain, dead time and process lag of a process
  • Determine what controller gain or proportional band, integral, and derivative actions are best to control this process
  • Understand the difference between set point change and load change
  • Identify when tuning changes may be needed for improved control and state reasons for this
  • Recognize when advanced controls are beneficial
  • Explain feedforward control and list the benefits
  • Run plant tests to determine feedforward relationships
  • Calculate the feedforward constants
  • Explain what adaptive or scheduled gain is and its benefits
  • Calculate adaptive gains for non-linear processes
  • Explain the function and operation of dead time compensators
  • Tune dead time compensators
  • Use different methods to improve control of processes with dead time
  • Identify when process changes may be needed for improved control

The Delegates

  • Instrumentation and Control Engineers & Technicians
  • Plant Operators
  • Operation Engineers
  • Process and Utility Supervisors
  • Project Engineers & Technicians
  • Technical Supervisory personnel involved in Tuning Control Loops, Feedback and Advanced Controllers

The Contents

  • Introduction and course overview.
  • Control Modes
    • Proportional, Integral and Derivative
  • Dynamic and Steady State Considerations
    • Gain, Dead Time and Time Constant
  • Tuning Control Systems:
    • Closed Loop Tuning Using Ziegler Nichols Method
    • Evaluation and Control Criteria
  • Cascade Control:
    • Primary Loop
    • Secondary Loop
    • Design and Tuning Criteria
  • Ratio Control:
    • Applications and Implementation
  • Feedforward Control:
    • Criteria,
    • Applications,
    • Tuning,
    • Implementation
    • Material and Energy Balances
  • Safety Concerns and Procedures when Operating Control Systems
  • Relationship of Controller and Process:
    • Four components in a closed loop system
    • Interaction of changes of each component
    • Benefits of Good Control
  • Rules for Improved Trial and Error Tuning
  • Analysis of Closed Loop System:
    • Tuning Using Oscillation Techniques
  • Analysis of Open Loop System:
    • Tuning Using a Response Curve Generated by a Step Change
    • Tuning Using a Response Curve Produced by a Load Change
    • Working with Unusual Response Curves
  • Process Characteristics and Related Tuning Requirements
  • Understanding Changes that may be Required in the Process and Suggest Alternative Methods
  • Relationship of Controller and Process:
    • Various Parts of Processes and Interaction of these Parts
  • Description and Benefits of Feedforward Controllers:
    • Tests Required to Obtain Feedforward Constants
    • Calculation of the Feedforward Constants
  • Description and Benefits of Adaptive or Scheduled Gain:
    • Methods to Tune Controllers with Adaptive Gain
    • Use of Adaptive Gain to Provide Control of Non-linear Processes
    • Using Adaptive Gain to Provide Special Effects
    • Limits, Step Changes, Transmitter Failure Protection, Surge Control, etc
  • Analysis of Processes with Excessive Dead Time
    • Dead Time Compensatory
    • Tuning Dead Time Processes with PID only
    • Small Changes to a Process to Provide Improved Control
  • Application of Error Squared Controllers for Level Control.
  • Understanding Changes that may be Required in the Process
  • Course summary .


  • Great Discount for companies and governmental Organizations .
  • All programs are held in five star hotels .
  • All lecturers have sufficient knowledge and experience to implement the programs at an optimal level .
  • Large package of services is offered to the participants .

The Discount

10% in case of Three P. (or more)