NCCER Pipeline Electrical & Instrumentation Level 2 Trainee Guide, Paperback
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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Electrical Installations in Classified Areas, Use of Meters and Test Equipment, Grounding, Process Control Theory, Supervisory Control Systems, Switches and Transmitters (CT 25, 30, 31), Controllers (CT 26), Valve Actuators (CT 19.5), Product Measurement (CT 44.1, 44.2) and Analytical Equipment (CT 55).
Table of Contents
(Total Level Hours: 265)
64201-02 Electrical Installations in Classified Areas (40 Hours)
Explains Class I, II, III, and IV pipeline areas. Describes intrinsically safe devices and systems and their ratings. Also covers allowable conduits and fittings, and explosion-proof enclosures. Explains safe work practices in classified areas, including barriers, PPE, monitoring requirements, and gas detectors.
64202-02 Use of Meters and Test Equipment (15 Hours)
Explains general, personal, and test equipment for E&I safety. Explains measuring current, voltage, and resistance and the types of meters used. Includes specialty instruments such as calibrators, simulators, and gauges. Includes sections on oscilloscope operation, waveform characteristics, and measurement techniques.
64203-02 Grounding (30 Hours)
Explains grounding basics, system types, NEC® requirements, equipment grounding, and how to bond service equipment. Includes discussion of effective grounding paths, conductors, separately derived systems, grounding at more than one building, and systems over 1,000 volts. Describes how to test grounding and measure earth resistance, three-point testing, and tank grounding.
64204-02 Process Control Theory (40 Hours)
Explains process characteristics and control systems. Describes control loop components and control loops and modes. Includes discussion of the types of control applications, including temperature, pressure, flow, and level control.
64205-02 Supervisory Control Systems (15 Hours)
Explains pipeline supervisory control systems, PLCs, HMIs, and RTUs. Describes data highways and protocols, including data transfer methods, and SCADA-related communications, including transfer media, wireless radios, and Ethernet, and transmission and interface methods.
64206-02 Switches and Transmitters (CT 25, 30, 31) (15 Hours)
Discusses pipeline pressure, flow, level, and temperature switches and pneumatic, electronic, and optical transmitters. Explains how to test, repair, inspect, and maintain switches and transmitters. Describes pigs and sphere detectors and recorders. Explains DOT coverage and regulations.
64207-02 Controllers (CT 26) (15 Hours)
Explains control and PID loops and verifying and setting protection parameters. Includes information on proper procedures and potential AOCs. Explains how to troubleshoot and tune open and closed loops.
64208-02 Valve Actuators (CT 19.5) (15 Hours)
Explains valve actuator components, including switches, power mechanisms, and heaters. Describes valve actuator types, symbols and schematics, uses, and actuator interfaces. Describes setting valve limits, and installing, repairing, and maintaining actuators.
64209-02 Product Measurement (CT 44.1, 44.2) (40 Hours)
Explains custody transfer and how to test, repair, install, and maintain custody transfer equipment and devices. Covers testing, repairing, installing, and maintaining prover equipment, process measurement equipment, and flow measurement equipment.
64210-02 Analytical Equipment (CT 55) (40 Hours)
Identifies many types of pipeline analytical equipment. Explains the maintenance of hydrogen sulfide and sulfur analyzers. Explains how to maintain chromatographs, moisture analyzers, vapor and combustible gas detectors, continuous emissions monitoring systems, and centrifuges.
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