This unit covers setting up and adjustment of advanced PID controllers and control elements to specified output. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following set-up and adjustment procedures, applying knowledge of process requirements, testing and reporting.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEE104A - Solve problems in d.c. circuits

UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

UEENEEI101A - Use instrumentation drawings, specification, standards and equipment manuals

UEENEEI102A - Solve problems in pressure measurement components and systems

UEENEEI103A - Solve problems in density/level measurement components and systems

UEENEEI104A - Solve problems in flow measurement components and systems

UEENEEI105A - Solve problems in temperature measurement components and systems

UEENEEI106A - Set up and adjust PID control loops

Where pre-requisite pathways have been identified. All competencies in the Common Unit Group (above) must be have been completed plus all the competencies in one (1) of the identified Pathway Unit Group(s): Electrical or Instrumentation and Control. Electrical Pathway Group UEENEEG101A - Solve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuits UEENEEG102A - Solve problems in low voltage a.c. circuits Instrumentation and Control Pathway Group: UEENEEE119A - Solve problems in multiple path extra low voltage (ELV) a.c. circuits


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - feedforward control strategy; - cascade control strategy; - ratio control strategy; - batch control strategy; - connection of controllers; - testing of control modes; - process controllers, and; - tuning and installation of control loops.

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