Introduction to Industrial Automation

AUTOMATION: AUTOMATION IS A SET OF TECHNOLOGIES THAT RESULT IN THE OPERATIONS OF MACHINES AND SYSTEMS WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT HUMAN INTERVENTION AND ACHIEVES PERFORMANCE SUPERIOR TO (more…)

Industrial Automation Training: Sensors and Transducers

Transducer:  A device that converts a primary form of energy into a corresponding signal with a different energy form Primary Energy Forms: mechanical, thermal, electromagnetic, optical, chemical, (more…)

Industrial Automation Training: Field Level

Multiple Control Modes: Virtually all controls have a proportional response. Integral and derivative are added to improve performance. Majority have Integral and Proportional. Some, typically heat exchangers have derivative (more…)

Industrial Automation Training: Introduction to Industrial Automation

Automation: Automation is basically a delegation of human control function to control technical equipment. Automation is the use of control systems and information technologies reducing the need (more…)

Automation Training: Piping and Instrumentation Diagram

What is a P&ID? A Piping and Instrumentation Diagram – P&ID, is a schematic illustration of functional relationship of piping, instrumentation and system equipment components. P&ID shows (more…)

Process Control and Process Parameters

What is Process Control? Process control refers to the methods that are used to control process variables when manufacturing a product Manufacturers control the production process for (more…)

Overview of Industrial Automation

What is Industrial Automation? Industrial Automation is defined by the Automation Federation as “the creation and application of technology to monitor and control the production and (more…)