REGULATORY CONTROL AND PID LOOP TUNING

10th – 12th December 2019 |  Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur

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INTRODUCTION

Although the subject of many hundreds of articles, books, and courses, the basic elements of automatic process control are still widely misunderstood. Worse, the majority of control systems are misapplied. Research carried out by ISA and other bodies indicates that up to 75% of all loops will oscillate when operated in automatic.

This workshop, ‘Regulatory Control and PID Loop Tuning’, is designed to provide engineers and technicians with the basic theoretical and practical understanding of the process loop and how this can be applied to optimize process control in terms of quality, safety, flexibility and costs.

TRAINER METHODOLOGY

Throughout the workshop, participants will learn through active participation using exercises, questionnaires, and practical simulation sessions covering:

• Process reaction
• Tuning methods
• Diagnostic tools
• Effect of different algorithms
• Surge tank level control
• Analyze such problems as valve hysteresis, stiction and non linearities and its impact on controllability

KEY  TAKEAWAYS

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Understand the fundamentals of closed loop control used in used in the field of process control

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Define such terms as process lag, capacitance and resistance

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Gain an insight into the process reaction curve

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Appreciate the effects of 1st and 2nd order reactions

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Distinguish the effect of span on the system performance

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Appreciate the effects of different valve characteristics on the loop performance

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Analyze such problems as valve hysteresis, stiction and non linearities

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Fully appreciate the effects of proportional, integral and derivative control

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Correctly apply both open and closed Loop Tuning according to Ziegler Nichols

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Apply Lambda Tuning

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Appreciate the effects on loop tuning using a software-based loop analysis program

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Understand the effects of aliasing

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Realize the effects of filtering on loop performance

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Understand cascade and feedforward control

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Identify and correct problems with process dead time

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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Professionals involved in designing, selecting, sizing, specifying, installing, testing, operating and maintaining process instrumentation and control systems

• Automation Engineers
• Chemical Engineers
• Consulting Engineers
• Design Engineers
• Electrical Engineers
• Electricians
• Installation and Maintenance Technicians
• Instrument and Process Control Engineers and Technicians
• Instrument Fitters
• Maintenance Engineers
• Mechanical Engineers and Technicians
• Operations Engineers
• Process Engineers
• Process Operators
• Production Managers
• Project Managers
• System Integrators

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Menara UOA Bangsar
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59000, Kuala Lumpur