University of Kansas offers instrumentation course


Learn the basics of instrumentation engineering in a four-day course, “Introduction to Process Instrumentation and Control,” at the University of Kansas , November 6-9, 2006. The course offers an overview of instrumentation and control (I&C) from a non-mathematical and practical point of view, suitable for operations, technical, and supervisory personnel. This course can stand alone or as part one of a three-part I&C certificate program available from the university.

N.E. (Bill) Battikha, PE, leads the course, drawing on his 30 plus years experience in process I&C. Battikha is recognized throughout industry as an author with his most recent release, “The Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control, 2 nd Edition,” now a bestseller for ISA . This volume is the course text.

The course covers many foundational topics:

  • Basic control functions, loops, continuous vs. discrete control;

  • Types of field instrumentation;

  • Design of panels and control rooms;

  • Basis of computer-based systems, including PLCs and DCSs; and,

  • System design, installation, and tuning.

The course will be held at the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence. Visit their Web site for registration information.

—Control Engineering Daily News Desk

Peter Welander , process industries editor

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