Industrial Process Control

£ + VAT

Industrial Process Control

£ + VAT

Course Content


To provide a detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of industrial automatic control and the practical application of these on process plant control systems.


Suited to those personnel who may require training towards multi-discipline engineering and who are required to perform an instrumentation role on return to their workplace.

Course Duration

The course is 10 days in duration.

Optimum Number

The optimum number of candidates is 8 per course.

Course Language

The course is delivered in English. Therefore candidates must have a good standard of both written and verbal English.

Courses can be delivered in other languages however, this would need to be discussed prior to acceptance on the course. It is the responsibility of the person making the booking to make Roxby aware of this requirement.

Training Aids

Use will be made of a Roxby PowerPoint presentation, course notes and discussion.


Course Objectives

The Process Control System

  • The Elements of a Control Loop
  • Transducer/Transmitters
  • Current to Pressure Converters
  • Square Root Extractors

Control Valves and Actuators

  • Spring and Diaphragm Actuators
  • Single and Double Port Valves
  • Control Valve Stroke and Adjustments
  • Types of Control Valves
  • Control Valve Trims and Characteristics
  • Application of Trims
  • Control Valves Characteristics

Control Valve Positioners

  • Flapper and Nozzle Systems
  • The Pneumatic Relay Amplifier
  • Motion Balance Positioner
  • Forced Balance Positioner
  • Setting Up Valve Positioner
  • Electro-Pneumatic Positioner
  • Spilt Range Operation
  • Smart Positioners

Closed Loop Control

  • Process Control Terms
  • Principles of the Feedback Loop
  • Controller Actions

Modes of Control

  • On/Off (2-Step) Control
  • Differential Gap Control
  • Proportional Action
  • Proportional Control
  • Integral Action
  • P+I Control
  • Derivative Action
  • P+I+D Control

Tuning Control Systems

  • Ultimate Sensitivity Method
  • Damped Oscillation Method



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