The entire refinery depends on instruments and electrical equipment. In this two day course, you will understand how they work, explore case studies and discover the latest and greatest technologies to make you profitable.
Who Should Attend
Operators desiring a better understanding of the power and control systems they interface with daily.
Maintenance personnel responsible for regular maintenance and critical PMs on instrument and electrical equipment.
Process engineers who rely on instrument and control systems for safe and reliable operation of their unit.
What You Will Learn
Day 1- The Operator to Instrument Interface
Plant Instrumentation-Your Second Most Valuable Sensors
Recognizing proper installation of basic Temperature, Pressure, Flow, and Level sensors
Typical problems operators experience with Differential Pressure/Orifice Plate Flow measurements
Case studies of level instrumentation failures leading to disaster
Understanding the basic components of control valves and how to troubleshoot problems
Using DCS trends to get the big picture
Day 2 – Plugging Operators into Electrical Systems
Controlled vs. Uncontrolled Electrical Energy
Protecting yourself and the equipment from electrical damage
A good understanding of Motors and Starters
Case studies of electrical starter failures
Responding to alarmed ground faults
How to be certain equipment is de-energized
Finding the Healthy Balance – Respect instead of Fear of electricity