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Control Valves, Actuators and Pumps

Control Valves, Actuators and Pumps

Introduction


 

The training course focuses on applications and examples deemed to be relevant to your industry and is cognizant of your working environment. At least 50% of the workshop is devoted to practical exercises and discussions, to keep attention spans at optimal levels.

Course Covering:


 

  • Essentials of control valves
  • Actuators and associated valve equipment
  • Theoretical and practical sizing aspects
  • Selection, installation and maintenance essentials
  • Tuning and optimizing a process using control valves

Who Should Attend:


 

  • Instrumentation, electrical, mechanical, process and maintenance engineers, specialists and staff
  • Management
  • Design teams
  • Budgeting and financial staff
  • Team leaders, supervisors and foremen

 Course Contents:


 

Day One: Introduction and Theory

  • Control valve purpose and principles
  • Flow conditions and pressure drops inside a valve
  • Control valve and actuator signals
  • Types of flow, Reynold numbers, vortices, gas vs liquid flow, Cv, Choked flow, etc.
  • Cavitation and flashing
  • Valve classification, associated hardware and an introduction to valve types

 

Day Two: Valve Specifics, Characteristics and Sizing

  • Continuation of valve types
  • Valve selection and valves in P&IDs
  • Valve leakage
  • Valve characteristics (including equal percentage, linear, etc.)
  • The relationship between inherent versus installed characteristics
  • Calculations pertaining to valve sizing for a liquid application

 

Day Three: Actuators, Positioners, Trims, Maintenance and Safety

  • Valve sizing, using software
  • Actuators, and the choices available
  • Valve positioners
  • Cavitation and noise control
  • Valve installation and maintenance
  • Pressure relief and SIS valves

 

Day Four: Process Control Using Control Valves

  • Introduction to process control
  • The PID controller
  • Open-loop tuning
  • Closed-loop tuning
  • Trial & error tuning (open and closed loop)

 

Day Five: Optimum Control, Using Control Valves

  • Valves in cascade loops
  • Valves in ratio loops
  • Valves in non-linear loops
  • Valves in loops with long time delays
  • Valves used in conjunction with PLCs
  • New innovations in control valve technology

Event Information

Event Date 18-12-2022
Event End Date 22-12-2022
Individual Price $3,800.00
Location Dubai
Categories Mechanical Engineering