A highly interactive training course on

Process Control Valves and Actuators

Sizing, Selection, Installation & Maintenance
Coventry Academy -  Process Control Valves and Actuators

Course Schedules

 04-08 Mar 2024
 06-10 May 2024
 04-08 Aug 2024
 02-06 Dec 2024
 24-28 Feb 2025

Training course overview

Grab the opportunity to attend an exciting course that equips you with all the necessary knowledge to enter the world of valves and actuators. The training course is highly interactive, and is suitable for all delegates, regardless of their background. Whether you are part of the team purchasing the valves, or a key member involved in implementing maintenance activities, or a process control specialist, this is the one training course that you should not miss out on! Valves, actuators, associated equipment, process control using valves - this and much, much more are covered in 5 knowledge-filled days.

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.

What are the goals?

By attending this Coventry Academy training course, you should achieve these goals:

  • Comprehend Valve Operation
  • Understand and Appreciate Assorted Common Valve Types
  • Size and Select the Correct Valve Set (Including Actuators), Suited to Each Specific Application
  • Choose Suitable Positioners, Based on Prevailing Conditions
  • Use Multiple Techniques to Tune a Valve-Controlled Process

Who is this training course for?

This Coventry Academy training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals, but will greatly benefit:

  • Instrumentation, Electrical, Mechanical, Process and Maintenance Engineers, Specialists and Staff
  • Management
  • Design Teams
  • Budgeting and Financial Staff
  • Team Leaders, Supervisors and Foremen

Course Outline

Among a range of valuable topics, the following will be given high priority:
  • Control Valve Purpose and Principles
  • Flow Conditions and Pressure Drops Inside a Valve
  • Valve Selection, Valves in P&IDs and Valve Leakage
  • Valve Characteristics (Including Equal Percentage, Linear, etc.)
  • Valve Sizing, Using Software
  • Actuators, and the Choices Available
  • Introduction to Process Control
  • The PID Controller, Open-Loop Tuning, Closed-Loop Tuning and Trial & Error Tuning
  • Valves in Cascade Loops, Valves in Ratio Loops and Valves in Non-Linear Loops
  • Valves in Loops with Long Time Delays and Valves Used in Conjunction with PLCs
  • New Innovations in Control Valve Technology

The certificate

  • Coventry Academy Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course

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