Tag Archive: education

Feb
23

Exploring Dubai

When I traveled to Dubai in November, 2014 to teach the Control Loop Foundation classes (see Februry 16th, 2015 post) it was my first time to visit Dubai. To say the least, I was quite impressed by the city layout, planning and quality of construction. It is by far the most modern city I have …

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Feb
16

Control Classes – Dubai

In late November, 2014 I traveled to Dubai to teach the Control Loop Foundation class. This class is based on the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes and is a standard class offered by Emerson’s education department. In this class the students used the book’s web site to perform the workshops that …

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Oct
28

Process Education on Demand

In Emerson’s boot camp for new engineers, I teach the portion on process control based on our book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes. Each student receives a copy of this book. Customer may receive the same process control training by attending a 4 ½ day class, Control Loop Foundation – 9025, offered …

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Sep
17

Control Loop Foundation Class – Nov 5-9

I worked closely with Emerson’s education department to establish the class Control Loop Foundation (9025). This 4 ½ day class is intended primarily for people who are new to the process industry and process control. Approximately 30% of the class is dedicated to workshops in which the students get hands on experience working with the …

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Jun
04

Control Loop Foundation Class

It was my pleasure to co-teach with Darrell Dray the Control Loop Foundation class (9025) the week of May 21st, 2012. The class was held in Emerson Process Management’s Education Center located in Round Rock, TX – just outside of Austin, TX. This 4 ½ day class is based on the Control Loop Foundation book. …

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Feb
06

Teaching the 9025 Class – Costa Rica

The week of January 8th, 2012 I traveled to our office in Costa Rica to teach the 9025 class. This class was created last year by Emerson’s education department to provide training on the basics of process control and instrumentation. The lecture material and student workshops included in the class are based on the book …

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Oct
31

ISA Best Seller Award – Control Loop Foundation

In early September, Mark Nixon and I were notified by ISA that we were recipients of the “Raymond D. Molloy Award” presented by the ISA Publications Department. Our book, Control Loop Foundation—Batch and Continuous Processes, sold the most units of any new book published by ISA in 2010. We received this award in the Mardi …

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Oct
24

Control Loop Foundation – Class (9025)

As I noted in a previous blog, Emerson’s education department has established a class (9025) based on the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes that I co-authored with Mark Nixon. This is a 4 ½ day class in which most of the key ideas contained in the book is covered in class lectures. …

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Apr
04

Control Loop Foundation Class – Manila, Philippines

As I mentioned in a previous blog, Emerson’s education department has established class (9025) that is based on the book Control Loop Foundation that Mark Nixon and I co-authored. At the invitation of Emerson’s development manager in the Philippines, I traveled in March to Manila and taught the 9025 class two times. A total of …

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