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The Complete Guide to Control Valves

A complete guide to understanding control valves in process control systems
Instructor:
Talal El Awar
583 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Understand control valve definitions, terminology and role in process control
Size control valves for liquid and gas services
Understand control valve selection and characteristics
Review control valve installation considerations
Sizing and selecting control valves for various process systems

This course is the complete guide to understanding control valves and the role they play in any process oriented system. In the lectures we introduce control valves, the various components that make up the valves and then we talk about the different types of control valves and the application of each. 

The course is made up of 11 short lectures, under 15 minutes each and guides you through all the concepts and methodologies that are needed to understand how to apply control valves to you process system. 

Anyone studying the basics of engineering or works in a process oriented industry (eg: Oil & Gas, Food & Beverage, Pulp & Paper) should take this class, which explains the knowledge and application of using control valves in process systems. 

Control Valves - Introduction

1
Introduction

Introduction to control valves, objectives of the class and the basic components that make up a control valve

Control Valve - Characteristics & Installation

1
Types of Control Valves

Definition of control valve elements and review of different types of control valves with benefits and advantages of each

2
Control Valves Characteristics

Control valve characteristics in fluid flow through process systems

3
Control Valve Actuators

Review of control valve actuators, the different types and applications of each

4
Flashing

Flashing of liquids in control valves, explanation of phenomena and mitigation techniques 

5
Cavitation

Cavitation phenomena in control valves and mitigation methods

Control Valve - Sizing Equations

1
Control Valve Liquid Sizing

Sizing control valves in liquid application, equations and examples

2
Control Valve Gas Sizing

Sizing control valves in gas phase application, equations and examples

3
Control Valve Steam Sizing

Sizing control valves in steam application, equations and examples

Summary

1
Control Valve Installation

Installation considerations when using valves in process systems

2
Summary

Summary of control valve 101 class with a review of material studied

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