May 19, 2019
BPT 125 - Piping & Instrument Diagrams Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course is designed to provide the basic fundamentals of how to read a Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P & ID) beginning with symbols of individual components, numbering systems and line diagrams.
- Interpret information on a typical P & ID
- Identify and describe the information in the title block.
- Identify and describe the information in the main drawing
- Discuss the principles of line schedules
- Identify the use of specific symbols for equipment descriptions
- Provide an understand of the use of specific notes use on P & ID.
- Identify the main area on the master P & ID sheet
- Describe the abbreviations used for line designations on a master sheet.
- Describe the abbreviations used for instrumentation designations on a master sheet.
- Discuss the difference between graphic symbols and equipment symbols.
- Identify the common symbols used in P & ID diagrams
- Use the identification numbering system to d\identify different types of vessels.
- Use the identification numbering system to identify different types of valves.
- Use the identification number system to identify different types of pumps and compressors
- Use the identification numbering system to identify different types of heat exchangers
- Identify instruments used in control loops
- Explain why instruments and control loops are important for the safe operation of a processing plant.
- Identify the symbols for selected instruments
- Describe how instruments in control loops are related and named on a P & ID
- Identify line designations
- Identify piping on a P & ID
- Identify pneumatic, electrical, and hydraulic instrumentation signal lines.
- Tracing process flow
- Identifying where a process begins
- Tracing a process stream
- Controlling process operations
- Explain why control loops are important
- Describe the function of instruments in a control loop.
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