Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHEME 4700 - Process Control Strategies

Spring. 3 credits.

A. M. Center.

An introduction to process control applications including representation of control loops, description of different types of measurement devices, control valve selection and sizing, process control strategies for various unit operations, control of batch processes, dynamic response of process systems as it relates to control loop tuning, statistical process control, advanced process control methods both for chemical and biological processes, introduction to programmable logic controllers and process automation and distributed control systems.

Outcome 1: Understanding of the concept of developing process control objectives based upon the requirements of the process. (c,e,k)

Outcome 2: Understanding the concept of how to develop process control strategies to achieve process control objectives. (c,e,k)

Outcome 3: Awareness of the type and functionality of process instruments and how they are used to construct a process control loop (e)

Outcome 4: Awareness of preferred strategies for the control of different unit operations. (e)

Outcome 5: Awareness of the techniques of Statistical Process Control and how SPC is used to evaluate process control system performance. (e)

Outcome 6: Awareness of types of supervisory and advanced process control and how they might best be applied to an particular process. (e,k)

Outcome 7: Develop team working skills through group solution of homework problems and take home exams. (d,g)

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