This course is designed to teach students the basics of industrial instrumentation and process control and final control devices. Topics include temperature, pressure, flow and level measurement and controls as well as final control elements, such as motor speed controls, dampers and valves. The course introduces students to PID control using lab mockups and laptop control units.
This course is open to Applied Process Technology, Power Plant Technology, Electric Utility Technology, Mechatronics, or Petroleum Technology majors only. Other students may be admitted with coordinator consent.