Intro to IC and Process Course

Gain foundational knowledge in instrumentation and industrial processes. Learn about sensors, control systems, process variables, and their applications.

The Introduction to Integrated Circuits (IC) and Process course offered by IIPD Global in Dubai provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of integrated circuit design and the manufacturing processes involved. This course is designed to equip participants with a solid foundation in IC technology, enabling them to understand the intricate details of IC fabrication and design.

Throughout the course, participants will explore various aspects of IC technology, starting from the basic concepts of semiconductor physics and the principles behind IC design. They will delve into the different types of ICs, including digital, analog, and mixed-signal circuits, gaining insights into their functionalities and applications.

Course Objective

  • Communicate the latest trends in measurement and control 
  • Understand the role of measurement and control in industrial processes 
  • Compare continuous, batch, and discrete control and how they are used in the industry 
  • Interpret measurement and control terminology 
  • Compare the methods and devices used to measure temperature, pressure, level, and flow. 
  • Understand the operation and components of a feedback control loop 
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of controller tuning 
  • Compare different control system architectures, including single loop controllers, DCS, and PLCs 
  • Understand why a systematic approach to troubleshooting is most effective 
  • Follow specified procedures for proper loop check-out 
  • Verify, locate, and identify performance problems and the causes of the problems 
  • Take or recommend appropriate follow-up procedures to minimize problem recurrence 
  • Identify the common causes of sensor, transmitter, controller, and final control element problems 
  • Troubleshoot control systems 
  • Understand pneumatic and electronic loops 
  • Apply safety practices for start-up 
  • Check and utilize control loop documentation 

Course Outline:

Below is the course content, which includes a detailed outline of topics and materials covered in the course. Explore and enhance your knowledge!

Process Control Concepts: 

  • Continuous, Batch, Discrete Control, The Role of Measurement and Control in Industry, Graphic Description of Loop Components, Component Loop Dynamics 

Industrial Measurement Systems: 

  • Overview, Sensor Selection and Characteristics, Transmitters, Smart Transmitters 

Pressure Measurements: 

  • Concepts, Instruments, Differential Pressure Measurement 

Level Measurement: 

  • Concepts, Hydrostatic Head Level Measurement, Capacitance Level Measurement, Ultrasonic Level Measurement, by Weight 

Flow Measurement: 

  • Fluid Fundamentals, Methods and Concepts, Differential Head Flow Measurement, Velocity Flow Measurement Devices, Mass Flowmeters 

Temperature Measurement: 

  • Concepts, Thermometers, Thermocouples, RTDs & Thermistors, Temperature, Transmitters 
  • Industrial Process Control: 
  • Basic Feedback Control, Components, PID Control, Final Control Elements, Tuning Concepts 

Trends in Control Technologies: 

  • Smart Components, Fieldbus. 
  • Approaches to Troubleshooting: 
  • Purpose of Troubleshooting, 
  • Reasons for Troubleshooting Equipment History, 
  • Input/Output (Serial) | Shotgun Approach, 
  • Logical Analysis 

Single-Loop Feedback Control Troubleshooting: 

  • Measurement Concerns, 
  • Controller Operations, 
  • Signal Conditioners, 
  • Troubleshooting Simulation 

Multi-Loop Control Systems Troubleshooting: 

  • Ratio (Two Controlled Streams, Wild Stream), 
  • Cascade, 
  • Three-Element Control, 
  • Troubleshooting Simulation 
  • Introduction to Digital Control Systems: 
  • Advantages, 
  • Digital Control (DDC), 
  • Supervisory DC, 
  • Supervisory Plus DDC, 
  • Analog Back-up 
  • Distributed Control Functions for Troubleshooting: 
  • Elements, 
  • Displays (Graphic, Trend, Alarm) 
  • Start-up Concerns: 
  • Safety, Documentation, and tuning Review 

Join us at IIPD Global in Dubai for an immersive learning experience in the fascinating world of integrated circuits. Enhance your knowledge, broaden your skillset, and stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the IC industry. Enroll in the Introduction to IC and Process course today to take your career to new heights!

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