Continuous Process: Field Devices: Pressure, Temperature, and Weight

3.7 3 Reviews SKU: ACPPT00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to familiarize participants with input field devices that sense and monitor temperature, pressure, or weight. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe the basic operation of various types of temperature, pressure, and weight transducers and transmitters.

Course Details


Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • List typical temperature, pressure, and weight applications.
  • Explain how thermocouples, RTDs, and thermistors work.
  • Explain reference junction compensation.
  • Explain RTD lead length compensation.
  • Explain how load cells work.
  • Explain absolute, gauge, and differential pressure measurement.
  • Explain the function of set points.
  • Describe transmitter operating parameters, and define the following terms: range, LRL, URL, LRV, URV, span, turndown ratio, engineering units, PV, and SV.
  • Explain how transmitter accuracy can be specified.
  • Identify and describe common transmitter configuration options.
  • Describe the ways that transmitters communicate signal information.
  • Describe how to set up a traditional transmitter.
  • Explain how to communicate with, configure, and test a smart transmitter.

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