Sensors and Actuators

Course Code: ELEC 255

Academic Year: 2021-2022

The students will be familiarized with the basics of commonly used instrumentations devices, their main characteristics and applications. Special attention will be paid to the variety of measuring devices in the same category of instruments. Given process conditions students will determine control valve sizing by calculation and program software for both liquid and gas applications. Controls valve sizing formulas and data will be used during the course. The students also will be familiarized with the basic fundamentals of pressure controlled ON-OFF valves and actuators. Motion control aspects will be considered in details for electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic applications.