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Fundamentals of Control Valves (WS 233)

This course makes trainees familiar with most common type of Control Valves, their different parts & accessories, characteristics and behaviour.

Who Benefits
1) Electrical Engineers 2) Electrical Maintenance Technicians 3) Line mans 4) First Line Managers 5) Switching Authorities

Course Content
This course consists of the following topics: 1) Control valves, introduction 2) Control valves terminology 3) Fail-safe 4) Valve type 5) Rotary shaft valves 6) Control valve flow characteristics 7) Actuators 8) Valve positioners

After completion of this course students will be able to: 1) Describe the operation of a typical control valve, identify and state the purpose of the major component parts 2) Describe the meaning of “Fail Safe” in a control valve 3) Identify the following valve types: Single Ported, Double Ported, Balanced Plug and Cage, Butterfly, Rotary Eccentric Plug 4) Describe the term “control valve characteristics” and identify the three most common control valve characteristic curves 5) Describe the direct and reverse action spring loaded diaphragm actuators and identify the major component parts 6) Describe the operation of piston type actuator 7) Describe the purpose of and state the operating procedures for control valve hand wheel actuators 8) State the purpose of valve positioners 9) Briefly describe the operation of a common “Fisher” valve positioner

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