Instrumentation & Process Control

Instrumentation & Process ControlHours: 3 0 3

Instrumentation: instrument’sterminologies and performance, Flow sheet symbols and P&I diagram, Basic components of a measuring instrument,General static & dynamic characteristics of an instrument,Standards, Calibration and reference accuracy of instruments,Types of measurements,Sources & classification of measurement errors,Types of instrument errors,Working principle and application of process sensors for temperature, pressure, level, flow, composition and moisture. Transducers and transmitters, Hardware for a process control system, Control valves, types, Characteristics, Selection and sizing, Sensors for process safety. Process Control: Modelling and Analysis of Process Control, Transfer functions and their determination using Laplace transform input-output models, Dynamic behaviour of first, Second and higher-order systems, Introduction to feedback control, Concept of feedback control, Types of feedback controllers, Black diagrams, Dynamic behaviour of feedback-controlled process,Frequency response analysis, Stability analysis of feedback systems, Selection criteria for type of feedback controllers, Controller tuning, Cascade Control, Feed Forward Control, Ratio Control, Split Range Control, Design of control system, Process control simulation and computer control system.

Pre-requisites: NoneCo-requisites: None

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course