Michael Brown is holding a series of his well-known courses on practical process control in July in Johannesburg, and August in Durban. The courses are unique, in that they are beneficial to both novices and highly experienced practitioners in the field of regulatory control optimisation. The series consists of three courses:
* 'Introduction and appreciation of practical process control' (one day) - For non-instrument people 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. (This is being presented only in the Johannesburg series).
* 'Practical process control Part 1: Troubleshooting and loop tuning' (three days) - For instrument and control personnel such as mechanicians, technicians and engineers. Even people with years of experience in this field have found the course an eye-opener.
* 'Practical process control Part 2: Control techniques for more difficult processes' (two days) - This course deals with control of processes with difficult dynamics and techniques such as feedforward.
Most people taking Part 1 also take Part 2 in the same session. It is mandatory that Part 1 be completed before attending Part 2.
The course series will take place in Johannesburg starting on Friday, 20 July and the Durban series starting on Monday, 13 August.
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