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INST-237 - Final Control Elements

Provides instruction on the use of control valves including the operation and calibration of pneumatic and manual control valves. Covers common types of regulators and dampers. Includes instruction on the differences between droop and lockup and how to prevent their occurrences. Also covers the operations of actuators and positioners. Variable speed drives will be explained. In-depth knowledge of final control elements will be acquired by the conclusion of the course.
Prerequisite: C or better in INST 235.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab)
Academic Level
Credit
Subject
Instrumentation and Control Systems
Department
Instrumentation and Controls
Credits
3
Corequisites
None
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