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Control Valve Engineering

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In Person Class
  • Bothell, WA
    Nov 5, 2024 - Nov 7, 2024
    Register by: September 25, 2024

Learn how to select the right control valve, actuator and instrumentation accessories to optimize process flow.

This 3-day course reviews design and operating principles of control valves, actuators, positioners and related accessories. It describes the sizing and selection methods for a broad variety of control valve assemblies. Students will solve several demonstration sizing and selection problems using Fisher Specification Manager and published materials, plus participate in equipment demonstrations and hands-on workshops. Students who complete this course will select the proper valve characteristic for a given process, choose suitable styles of control valves for an application, size control valves and actuators, and properly apply positioners and instruments.

Course Material:

  • Control Valve Selection: Rotary & Sliding Stem
  • Actuator Sizing & Selection
  • Corrosion Resistant Valves
  • Liquid Valve Sizing
  • Gas Valve Sizing
  • Positioners & Transducers
  • Valve Application Guidelines
  • Valve Characteristics
  • Valve Packing Considerations
  • Cavitation & Valve Noise