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Instrumentation Level 3 Trainee Guide


Paperback | May 24, 2016

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Instrument Fitter’s Math, Layout and Installation of Tubing and Piping Systems, Clean, Purge, and Test Tubing and Piping Systems, Receive, Inspect, Handle, and Store Instrumentation, Instrumentation Electrical Circuitry, Grounding and Shielding of Instrumentation Wiring, Terminating Conductors and Protective Measures for Instrumentation.


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Printed Instructors package ISBN: 9780134185668
Title:Instrumentation Level 3 Trainee GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.7 inPublished:May 24, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134130952

ISBN - 13:9780134130958

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Table of Contents

Control Valves, Actuators, and Positioners (15 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448277-4 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448280-4 

(Module ID 12207-16) Covers the construction and operation of various piping-system valves and actuators. Discusses the application and operation of valve positioners. Presents valve selection criteria and explains how to interpret valve and actuator markings and nameplate information. 

Detectors, Secondary Elements, Transducers, and Transmitters (25 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448278-1 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448279-8 

(Module ID 12205-16) Introduces instrumentation devices that detect different process variables, devices that change the variable into a transmittable form, and devices that transmit the information to another device for control or informational purposes. Covers devices that sense flow, level, temperature, and pressure, along with various types of transducers and transmitters.

Instrumentation Electrical Circuitry (25 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448281-1 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448282-8 

(Module ID 12305-16) Describes various types of series and parallel circuits; resistance, inductance, and capacitance in AC circuits; DC power supplies; analog and digital signals; and common applications of electrical and electronic circuitry. 

Relays and Timers (10 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448283-5 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448285-9 

(Module ID 12208-16) Presents the principles of operation and applications of various relays and timers. Also reviews the selection process for these devices. 

Switches and Photoelectric Devices (10 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448286-6 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448287-3 

(Module ID 12209-16) Covers the principles of operation and applications of switches and photoelectric devices in the instrumentation environment. 

Terminating Conductors (20 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448288-0 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448290-3 

(Module ID 12307-16) Explains the methods, procedures, and standards used to terminate and test common types of conductors utilized in electrical and electronic wiring applications. 

Grounding and Shielding of Instrumentation Wiring (10 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448291-0 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448293-4 

(Module ID 12306-16) Teaches the basic concepts of grounding and shielding, including wire and cable identification. Defines various types of noise that can be induced into instrumentation wiring and describes the methods used to reduce or eliminate it. 

Process Control Theory (25 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448294-1 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448295-8 

(Module ID 12204-16) Describes the principles of process control and how various types of control loops are applied. Discusses ON-OFF and modulating control schemes. Explains how process control principles are applied to flow, level, temperature, and pressure control loops. 

Controllers (10 Hours) 

Trainee $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448296-5 

Instructor $20 ISBN 978-0-13-448297-2 

(Module ID 12206-16) Covers the theory of operation and the application of common process controllers, including both pneumatic and electronic devices.