PRT 140: Course Schedule

Week Date Lecture Topics Reading Assignment
1 Course Requirements, Overview, Introduction to Instrumentation Chapter 1
2 Pressure Calculations, Measurement, and Conversions Chapter 2
3 Temperature Calculations, Measurement, and Conversions Chapter 3
4 Level Calculations, Measurements, and Conversions Chapter 4
5 TEST 1
6 Flow Calculations, Measurements, and Conversions Chapter 5
7 Analytical Instruments, Miscellaneous Measuring Devices Chapter 6, 7
8 Introduction to Control Loops Chapter 8
9 BREAK – NO CLASS
10 Control Loops: Primary Sensors, Transmitters, Transducers Chapter 9
11 TEST 2
12 Control Loops: Controllers and Final Control Elements Chapter 10
13 Control Loops: Control Valves and Regulators Chapter 11
14 Symbology and Course Review Chapter 12
15 FINAL EXAM