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Process Controls - Skill Group Pathway is a Program

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Process control systems can be simple or extremely complex. Nearly every automated and engineering system utilizes a process control system. All process control systems are purposed to achieve a desired outcome key to productivity, quality, or safety. In this course, you will gain an understanding of why process control systems are vital in any industry and how they are used.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Define process and control
  • Distinguish between open loop and closed loop control systems
  • Identify the components of manual and automatic control systems
  • Explain the set point and comparator components
  • Understand the differences between proportional, integral, and derivative controls
  • Define a multivariate process

Estimated completion time (hours): 6.5