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Process Control Optimization – Technical Training

Process Control Optimization – Technical Training
**Event has been postponed until further notice. Please check back with us at a later date for more information on the next training event in the fall of 2024.

Advanced Strategies for Process Control Optimization

May 28th and 29th, 2024 (postponed to fall of 2024)
Holiday Inn Burlington Conference Centre

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from industry veteran Michel Ruel, who will guide participants through the core principles of process optimization, providing real-world examples and practical techniques to increase productivity and streamline efficiency in your processes. Whether you’re honing your skills or just starting out, come connect with like-minded professionals who are passionate about advancing industry practices.

  • Learn the basic principles and rules of optimization
  • Understand and evaluate the performance of a plant sector
  • How to structure an optimization project
  • Tips for planning a start-up
  • Organize troubleshooting and sector optimization



$1195.00 CAD
2 days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
*Documentation, lunch, snacks and refreshments will be provided for each day.

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    Course Agenda
    Day 1 AM : Processes and equipment
    • What is a process?
      – Design
      – Considerations and best practices
    • Process types, characteristics, qualities, limitations
    • Measurement equipment
    • Control valves
    • Other terminal elements
    • Definition(s) of  “Performance Measurement”
    Day 1 PM : Control, and control systems
    • Role of the PID-F controller (filtration)
    • Other key parameters
    • Control objectives and who’s responsible
    • Advanced control elements
      – Cascade, ratio, anticipation, split range
      – Priority
      – Multi-loop
      – MPC, Fuzzy Logic, AI, and more
    • Best practices in selection and design
    • Tips and tricks
    • Case study examples
     Day2 AM : Settings
    • Role of the PID controller
    • Recognizing the proper settings
    • Review of tuning techniques
      – Overview of specialized software types
      – AutoTune
    • Tips and tricks
    • Case study examples
    Day 2 PM : Optimization
    • Why optimize?
      – Realities & difficulties in an industrial environment
    • What criteria should you look for?
      – Quantity, quality and stability
      – Examples
    • Quantify objectives
    • Methodology / approach to achieving an organized process
    • Examples
    • Results
    • Conclusion