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Instrumentation & Process Control

20-620-1 Certificate (C) 3 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you have an electrical background and are working in a process industry, this certificate can increase your knowledge and skills with process instruments. Whether you work in food processing, paper or plastic film manufacturing, chemical or petroleum production, waste water treatment or power generation, you will learn to manage process controls such as flow rate, pressure level, temperature control, chemical mix and more. These skills can help you specialize or grow in your career.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Process Variables and Measurements 2
10-620-184
1
Covers the properties and characteristics of level, flow and analytical variables associated with process control. Instruments that measure these variables are calibrated and used to determine the condition of the variables.
Coreq: Process Variables & Measurements 1 (10620183)
Instrumentation and Process Control 1
10-620-185
1
Describes the instrument devices used in open- and closed-loop process control systems, illustrates the P&ID symbols to which they are assigned, and performs calibration techniques. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: Process Variables & Measurements 2 (10620184)
Instrumentation and Process Control 2
10-620-186
1
Describes the various production methods used in process industries and provides a background of PID control strategies and controller tuning to accommodate the dynamics of various systems. Laboratory activities are performed to verify the theory.
Coreq: Instrumentation & Process Control 1 (10628185)

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