Instrumentation & Calibration

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Instrumentation & Calibration
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 104547 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Single Subject Certificate Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Application Date Application Deadline: Friday 6th September 2019 (Space Permitting).
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Duration 12 weeks, 3 hours per week. Thursday, 7.00 - 10.00pm.
Course Fee €575.
Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements.

Students not registered on the Degree may, upon request, receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of mo...

Course Content

To provide learners with the knowledge of industrial process instrumentation, calibration and control which includes the concepts, engineering and installation of control and measurement equipment.

Having successfully completed this module,...

Subjects Taught Process Control; Open and closed loop control. Signal Conditioning. Control Principles and Controllers Principles of Measurement. Calibration. Traceability: traceability ladders. Measurement of Pressure and Force. Measurement of Level. Measurement of Flow. Temperature Measurement; Thermography, vibration monitoring, pH, Chlorine, Conductivity. Control Configurations Flow ratio, cascade, feedforward. Final control elements valves, thyristors, burst and phase firing.
Assessment Method Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.
Further Enquiries Department of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
Location LIT Moylish Campus
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