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Introduction to Industrial Sensor Technology

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Course Code
LA18273
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, 1 Day (or 2 evenings (3hrs each)
Department
Engineering, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Start Date
Roll On, Roll Off
End Date
Roll On, Roll Off
Course Overview
Industrial sensors can be found in nearly every modern industrial process, regardless of complexity. Attendees on this course will learn the history, evolution, and be exposed to a variety of sensors that make manufacturing the modern marvel we see today.

Industrial sensors are used to measure a physical quantity at the input and send a corresponding electrical signal at the output. The output is most often used as an input into a PLC or process controller that can understand this information and take logical actions to control a production or manufacturing process.

Students will discuss common industrial sensors in many categories, including electrical, optical, thermal, magnetic, chemical and mechanical.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course a learner will:

● Appreciate the requirements for industrial sensors, including safety and legal requirements.
● Understand the history and evolution of sensors in engineering and manufacturing.
● Explore common industrial sensors including Electrical, Optical, Thermal, Magnetic, Chemical and Mechanical sensors.
● Learn about the benefits of modern ‘smart’ sensors and experience them in operation.
● Learn about sensors for condition monitoring and the associated benefits/challenges.
● Understand the operating principles of common industrial sensors, smart sensors and their applications.
● Gain an overview of Industry 4.0.
Regular multiple choice formative assessments.
No prior knowledge is required, although an understanding of general mechanical/electrical engineering principles would be advantageous.
Electrician, Maintenance Engineer
Automation Engineer
Instrumentation and Control Engineer
Field Service Technician
Process Automation Technician.
£180 Per Learner (Minimum 6)
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