Module II: Process Control

Wednesday evenings 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EST.

6 - Developing the "I" Portion of P&IDs

Plant Parameters: Process Parameters vs. Non-Process Parameters
Different Levels of Process Parameters
Monitoring vs. Controlling
Locating Disturbances

7 - Application of Control Architectures

Manual Set Point vs. Remote Set Points
FB vs. FF Control and Combined
Cascade Control
Ratio (Relation) Control
Selective Control
Override Control
Split & Parallel Range Control

8 - Plant-Wide Process Control

The Objective of plant-Wide Control
Heat and Mass Balance Control
Surge Control
Dampening Gas/Vapor Flow Surge
Dampening Liquid Flow Surge
The purpose of Containers in Process Plants

9 - Unit Operation Process Control

Control for Flow Merging and Splitting
Pump Control
Compressor Control
Heat Exchanger Control
Container Control
Unit Operation or Process Unit Control

10 - SIS Loops, Discrete Control, and Alarm

SIS Actions
Discrete Control
Deciding on the Requirement for SIS Loops in a Plant
Electro-Motor Control
Risk Assessment tools; HAZOP
How to Close out a "HAZOP Recommendation"