Instrumentation and Control: Measurement of Pressure and Temperature

3.6 9 Reviews SKU: AOIMP00CENDuration: 120 Minutes

This course is designed to introduce participants to some of the fundamental aspects of process variable measurement and to some of the basic instruments used for pressure measurement and temperature measurement. After completing this course, participants should be able to describe the function of process instrumentation and describe how to obtain accurate readings from instruments such as gauges, indicators, and recorders. They should be able to explain what pressure and temperature are and how they are expressed, and they should be able to describe the operation of several pressure measuring devices and several temperature measuring devices.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 120 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • State the general function of process instrumentation.
  • List four process variables monitored by process instrumentation.
  • Explain how parallax can affect an instrument reading.
  • Explain how to use a multiplication factor when reading an instrument.
  • Describe how to read gauges, indicators, recorders, and digital meters.
  • Define pressure in terms of solids, liquids, and gases.
  • Describe three types of scales used to indicate pressure.
  • List basic units of measurement for pressure.
  • Describe three types of manometers.
  • Describe the basic operation of Bourdon tube, bellows, and diaphragm pressure elements.
  • Describe the basic operation of a pressure transmitter.
  • Explain the general relationship between heat and temperature.
  • List basic units of measurement for temperature.
  • Describe the basic operation of a fluid thermometer, bimetallic thermometer, thermocouple, and Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD).

Customer Reviews

6/13/2019

Useful

“There was a lot of useful information in the presentation that will be very useful in performing a variety of tasks on the job.”

Damen W. Verified Customer

2/23/2019

old information, needs updated

“Old information, needs updated.”

JAIME R. Verified Customer

1/8/2019

Good Course

“Good course and informative.”

Alexander L. Verified Customer

12/17/2018

Good information. Needs updated. Some of the questions on the exam were poorly written.

“Good information. Needs updated. Some of the questions on the exam were poorly written.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

12/3/2018

Average

This customer provided only a star rating and no written review.

Cole H. Verified Customer

11/2/2018

Good material.

“Good material.”

Ed S. Verified Customer

10/23/2018

outdated

“Outdated.”

James Y. Verified Customer

10/7/2018

Very good refresher course.

“Very good refresher course.”

Crystal R. Verified Customer

10/4/2018

Review questions in the material regarding fluid thermometers are incorrect when compared against t

“Review questions in the material regarding fluid thermometers are incorrect when compared against the review material.”

Samuel D. Verified Customer

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