Tag Archive: Training


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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Boot Camp for New Employees

Courses required for an engineering degree are designed to provide the student with a sound technical foundation for work in industry. However, in most cases these courses do not address the terminology and common practices that an engineer must know to design, implement, checkout and commission a process control system. Universities can help bridge this …

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Process Simulation – Part 4

In my March 14, 21, and 28th postings I summarized some of the basics associated with design and implementation of process simulation that are addressed in the book Control Loop Foundation – Batch and Continuous Processes. Simulations based on duplicating the process step response may be effectively used for operator training and control system check. …

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Control Loop Foundation

In a previous posting I provided information on a class I put together to help train new software engineers on the basics of process control and field instrumentation. Over the last three years the power point slides, DVD’s of the class lecture, and class room exercises have successfully been used for internally training. In order …

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