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SMART Instrument Communication

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
    • Measurement System.
    • Transmission Signals.
  • Pneumatic Transmission Systems
    • Measurement System.
    • Transmission Signals.
  • Electronic Transmission Systems
    • Electronic Transmitter (Force Balance).
    • Detector Armature (LVDT).
    • Smart Transmitters.
    • Transmission Signal Converters (I to P and P to I).
    • Electronic Display Devices.
    • Transmission Medium Comparisons.
  • Current and Voltage Transmission
    • Conditioning Resistor.
    • Live Zero and Two Wire System.
    • Potentiometer.
    • Linearity, Conformity and Noise.
  • Transmission Lines
    • The Basic Line Concept.
    • RC Circuit Operation.
    • Transient Response Waveforms.
  • Electrical Transmission Wiring and Noise
    • Noise Sources and how to suppress them.
    • Signal/Noise Ratio.
    • Common Mode Rejection.
  • Data Communication
    • Communication Principles and Modes.
    • Asynchronous Systems.
    • Synchronous Systems.
    • Data Coding.
    • Transmission Speed.
    • Balanced and Unbalanced Transmission.
    • Interface Standards.
    • Multiplexing.
    • Fibre Optic Transmission.

Dates available on request.

Course Content

Aim:
To provide a detailed knowledge of the operation and application of process plant instrumentation used for the transmission of the signals of the main process variables of pressure, level, flow and temperature.

Pre-Requisites:
Ideally suited to those personnel who require instrumentation training as part of a multi-discipline engineering programme.

Duration:
The course is of five day's in duration.

Optimum Number:
Maximum of six delegates per course.

Training Aids:
OHP, information handouts.

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