Instrumentation Mechanics install, maintain and repair the measuring and control instruments used in industrial and commercial processing.
Instrumentation Mechanics work with a wide variety of pneumatic, electronic and microcomputer instruments used to measure and control variables such as pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force, and chemical composition.
Hours: 240 (Lecture Hours: 120; Lab: 120)
Total Weeks: 10
Registered Apprentice with the Industry Training Authority or proof of successful completion of related Foundation Trades Training program
- Signal Conditioning and Scaling
- Control Modes
- Controller Modes
- Controller Alignment and Maintenance
- Control Systems
- Control Valve Sizing
- Process Control
- Loop Tuning
- BJT Transistors
- Op Amps
- Field Effect Transistor (FET)
- Current Loops
- Digital Logic
Students will learn the fundamentals of signal conditioning and scaling and calibrate square root extractors and integrators. Students will learn the fundamentals of control modes and controller modes to include alignment and maintenance. Students will gain experience with advanced control systems such as cascade, gap action and duplex. Students will be able to size control valves for industrial control valve applications. Students will be able to tune loops on live running processes to achieve optimum control performance.
Grading System: Percentage
Passing Grade: 70%
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
NOTE: Information provided above has been obtained from Historical Documents.