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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/21/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Process Technology Instrumentation is a 24 chapter, two-semester textbook, intended for use in community colleges, technical colleges, universities and corporate settings in which process instrumentation is taught.   Process Technology Instrumentation is designed to teach students about various instrumentations used in the process industries.  This text includes a variety of topics including, control loops, symbology, troubleshooting and safety systems. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience. Students will find this textbook to be a valuable resource throughout their process technology career.   The Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT) currently offers several instructor manuals and student workbooks for their books. Currently these must be PURCHASED by the instructor or institution. These materials, order forms, and pricing, can be viewed and purhcased at this website:http://www.captech.org/curriculum/products.php

Table of Contents

Introduction to Instrumentation
Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: Pressure
Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: Temperature
Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: Level
Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: Flow
Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: Analytical
Miscellaneous Measuring Devices
Introduction to Control Loops: Simple Loop Theory
Control Loops: Primary Sensors, Transmitters, and Transducers
Control Loops: Controllers and Final Control Element Overview
Control Loops: Control Valves and Regulators
Symbology: Process Diagrams and Instrument Sketching
Instrumentation Troubleshooting
Switches, Relays and Annunciators
Signal Transmission and Conversion
Control Schemes
Advanced Control Schemes
Introduction to Digital Control
Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
Distributed Control System (DCS)
Instrument Power Supply
Emergency Shutdown (ESD), Interlocks, and Protective Devices
Instrumentation Malfunctions
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