PTAC 2336
Process Instrumentation II

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Study of the instruments and control systems used in the process industry including terminology, process variables, symbology, control loops, and basic troubleshooting
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Utilize advanced instrumentation principles and theories in process systems
    2. Describe a distributed control system and the various types of interlocks.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Lab Attendance / Participation
    2. Final Exam
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. none
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Schedule (subject to change)

Week 1

Introduction to Process Control

Week 2

Instrument Tags

Week 3

Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams

Week 4

Test 1

Week 5

Loop Controllers

Week 6

Test 2

Week 7

Final Control Elements

Week 8

Level Measurement

Week 9

Liquid Level Control

Week 10

Test 3

Week 11

Methods of Automatic Control

Week 12

Basic Flow Measurement and Control

Week 13

Control Loop Performance

Week 14

Test 4

Week 15

Final Review

Week 16

Finals

  1. Grading (subject to change)
    1. Class / Lab Assignments.....................50%
    2. Lab Participation.................................20%
    3. Test (s)...............................................20%
    4. Attendance.........................................10%

 

 

Last Modified: September 19, 2017