Fundamental PID Control

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus


Course Name Fundamental PID Control
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW KRFPC U
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Technology Carlow Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
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Expand+Start Date: September 2020

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Duration 10 weeks, 1 evening per week 7.00pm - 10.00pm.
Course Fee €390
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Entry Requirements What are the minimum entry requirements?
Applicants are required to have completed the IT Carlow Certificate in Process Control and Instrumentation before progressing to this programme.

All applicants will be considered on a case-bycase basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme.
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Course Content

Expand+What is this programme about?
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the role played by Measurement and Control Systems in industry. It is targeted primarily at those already qualified in an engineering/science disciplin...

Subjects Taught Outline Course Content:
The Control Loop
• Open and closed-loop control, feedback in control systems.

Process Characteristics
• Process lags, dead time, gain. Process reaction curve and dynamic response.

Control Valves
• Common valve and actuator types, ancillary equipment.

Modes of Control
• On-off control, P, PI, PID control.

Controller Tuning
• Practical controller tuning, improving “As Found” controller settings.
Number of Credits 10 Credits - NFQ Level 6
Further Enquiries Lifelong Learning Centre
Institute of Technology Carlow,
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