Project Management, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Clifford T Johnson, P.E., CSE
This course will
introduce you to the major requirements of professional instrumentation project
management. It will instruct you in the steps employed to establish a well organized
documentation system. The course makes use of spreadsheet tools in Microsoft
Excel and you must be able to download ZIP files and open in spreadsheets. The
I&C (Instrument & Control) discipline probably requires the most intensive
set of documents next to the actual project controls themselves. It is important
to have a thorough understanding of the various documentation requirements.
Some of the documentation is discussed in depth in separate courses. The course
will enable the student to setup a complete instrument index that will result
in a successful project at its conclusion.
This course includes
a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding
of the course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
Of the three major
categories of projects: residential, commercial and industrial, the industrial
usually require some types of instrumentation and control (I&C). If it is
a chemical, pharmaceutical, synthetic fiber, plastic, pulp & paper, or waste
treatment facility it will require considerable instrumentation by a variety
of manufactures. Even the smallest of these projects usually mandates bringing
a Lead or Project I&C person into the project. This course will instruct
the student as to his responsibilities and also his limitations as part of the
The course content is in a PDF file Project Management, Instrument & Controls Engineer. You need to open or download this document to study this course.Course Summary
Most of the steps
required for the instrument and control engineer to implement and track a project
through completion have been outlined and described to some extent. Future courses
will explain each of the steps in greater detail.
This course is
not intended to be used as a stand-alone document. It is recommended to refer
to the following courses available online:
Once you finish studying the above course content, you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.