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Michael Brown's practical control courses in November

October 2012 Training & Education

Michael Brown is holding another series of his well known courses on practical process control. The courses are unique and invaluable to novices, as well as to experienced practitioners in the field of regulatory control optimisation.

The series consists of two courses:

* Introduction and appreciation of practical process control: 1 day for non-instrument personnel who work in process plants, but have no previous experience or practical training in control, such as: process engineers; operators; production managers; metallurgists and chemical engineers. It is also recommended that people who are attending the Parts 1+2 the following week should attend the Introductory.

* Practical Process Control Parts 1 & 2: 5 days for instrument and control personnel like mechanicians, technicians and engineers. Even people with years of experience in this field have found the course an eye-opener. Subjects covered include: loop problems and troubleshooting; tuning and control of processes with difficult dynamics and techniques like feed-forward. (It should be noted that the two parts have been combined into one session, and may no longer be taken separately.)

The first course series will take place in Johannesburg on Friday 9 November at a cost of R2290,00 and the second will run from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November at a cost of R13 117,00 (prices excl. VAT).

Booking should be made early as the courses are often oversubscribed.

For more information contact Michael Brown Control Engineering, 082 440 7790,,


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