Process Technology Instrumentation is designed to teach students about various instrumentations used in the process industries. This text includes a variety of topics including, control loops, symbology, troubleshooting and safety systems. Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, a summary, review questions and activities to enhance the learning experience. Students will find this textbook to be a valuable resource throughout their process technology career.
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Instrumentation
Chapter 2: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: PRESSURE
Chapter 3: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: TEMPERATURE
Chapter 4: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: LEVEL
Chapter 5: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: FLOW
Chapter 6: Process Variables, Elements and Instruments: ANALYTICAL
Chapter 7: Miscellaneous Measuring Devices
Chapter 8: Introduction to Control Loops: Simple Loop Theory
Chapter 9: Control Loops: Primary Sensors, Transmitters, and Transducers
Chapter 10: Control Loops: Controllers and Final Control Element Overview
Chapter 11: Control Loops: Control Valves and Regulators
Chapter 12: Symbology: Process Diagrams and Instrument Sketching
Chapter 13: Instrumentation Troubleshooting
Chapter 14: Switches, Relays and Annunciators
Chapter 15: Signal Transmission and Conversion
Chapter 16: Controllers
Chapter 17: Control Schemes
Chapter 18: Advanced Control Schemes
Chapter 19: Introduction to Digital Control
Chapter 20: Programmable Logic Control (PLC)
Chapter 21: Distributed Control System (DCS)
Chapter 22: Instrument Power Supply
Chapter 23: Emergency Shutdown (ESD), Interlocks, and Protective Devices
Chapter 24: Instrumentation Malfunctions
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