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Michael Brown's practical control courses

September 2009 Training & Education

Michael Brown is holding a series of his well known courses on practical process control in Johannesburg. 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: one 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.

* Practical Process Control Parts 1 & 2: five 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 courses will take place in Johannesburg starting on Friday 6 November. Booking should be made early as the courses are often oversubscribed.

For more information contact Michael Brown Control Engineering, +27 (0)11 486 0567, michael.brown@pixie.co.za, www.controlloop.co.za



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