Jan 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

INST 45020 - Electrical, Pneumatic, and Hydraulic Actuators

0.50 CR
When working in instrumentation and process control, the technician must be familiar with the various types of actuators. In this module, the student will learn about electric, pneumatic, and hydraulic actuators.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Become familiar with different types of control valves.
  2. Understand how I/P (current to pressure) loops work.
  3. Install a control valve into a process loop.
  4. Calibrate a control valve.
  5. Understand the different control methods (i.e. pneumatic versus electric control).