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Showing posts with label ISA. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

ISA Instrumentation Cross Training Bootcamp Hosted by Mead O'Brien, Feb. 24-28, 2020

  • 24 February 2020 – 28 February 2020
  • Length: 4.5 Days
  • Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Friday
  • CEU Credits: 3.6
  • Member/Group Price: $3390 USD
  • List Price: $4240 USD
  • Affiliate Price: $3815 USD
Location

Mead O’Brien, Inc., 10800 Midwest Industrial Blvd, St Louis, MO 63132

This class focuses on the knowledge and skills sets required to function as an instrument maintenance technician. The electrical skills possessed by a trained electrician will serve as basis for expansion to include the expertise needed to maintain an instrument control system. Process measurement techniques, measurement and control equipment, calibrations techniques and calibration equipment will be discussed and utilized in numerous hands-on lab sessions. The knowledge and experience gained from attending this class will lead the student to become an asset to an I&E maintenance team.

You will be able to:

  • Interpret P&ID documentation
  • Utilize various process calibrators
  • Properly design and construct a current (4-20 mA) loop
  • Analyze and troubleshoot a current loop for proper operation
  • Connect, test and calibrate various electronic analog transmitters
  • Connect, configure, test and calibrate various digital (Smart) transmitters
  • Hook-up, test and calibrate a pneumatic valve positioner
  • Configure, test and calibrate a digital valve controller (DVC)
You will cover:
  • P&ID and other instrument document interpretation
  • Laws of Physics and other fundamentals as applied to measurement and control
  • Ohm’s Law and various other electrical characteristics used in signal transmission
  • Proper use of instrument calibrators and HART communicators
  • Transmitter configurations and calibrations Control valve set-up, configuration and calibration
  • Definitions/modes of operation of process controller and PID algorithms
  • Control loop analysis and fundamental troubleshooting
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Mead O'Brien VP Elevated to ISA Fellow

ISA Fellows 2016
ISA Fellows 2016
The International Society of Automation (www.isa.org) is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure. It currently boasts 40,000 members worldwide.

Steve Huffman
Steve Huffman
Elevation to the distinguished grade of ISA Fellow is granted to Senior Members in recognition of their exceptional engineering scientific contributions to the field of automation.

Steve Huffman, VP of Sales and Marketing at Mead O'Brien will be one of the honorees at the 54th Annual ISA Honors & Awards Gala to be held on 24 September 2016 in Newport Beach, California.

Steve is being recognized for leading the effort to create the US Department of Labor’s Automation Competency Model for automation professionals.

Congratulations to Steve for this achievement and for his many years of service to the instrumentation and automation community.