FUTURE CHOICE


INSTRUMENT MECHANIC







Course Content :

Organization of the institute, Departments, OSH: Safety precautions to be observed in the trade, Basic hand tools: types, classification & uses, Measurements & measuring instruments, Precision Measuring Instruments, Element & type of screw threads, Tube fitting, basic electricity, Uses of Multimeter, cells and batteries, switches, Inductors and capacitors, Generators and Motors, Transformers , Electrical measuring instrument, AC & DC Instrument, Ohmmeter, Electrodynamometer and its applications, Induction type meter, Basic Electronics: Semiconductors, Transistors, Power supply unit, Rectifiers, Voltage Regulators, Thyristors devices, Oscillators, Amplifiers : Single stage amplifier, oscillators & operational amplifiers. Digital electronics : Number system, Gates and Logic circuits, A/D & D/A converters, Digital meters, Oscilloscope. Computer : Fundamentals, Microprocessors & programming of 8085, Instrumentation Fundamentals, Stress & Strain measurement, Motion measurement, Pressure measurement, Low Pressure measurement, Pressure transducers, Flow measurement: Head type flow meter, Open channel flow meter, Positive displacement meter, Electronic Flow meter, Level measurement :Pressure head instruments, Electrical method & solid level measurement. Temperature measurement: Bimetallic, fluid filled, Electrical instruments – RTD, Thermocouple, etc., Recorders, Final control element: Pneumatic and Hydraulic actuator, control valves, Controllers: ON/OFF, P, PI, PD, PID & its types, tuning & settings. Programmable controllers, I/O devices, Digital control system: smart devices, PLC’s, HART devices, Networking, Fundamentals of SCADA and DCS, Fundamental Fieldbus / Profibus, Basic Pneumatic & Hydraulic, Analyticals Instruments.

Skills Acquired :

On completion of the course, the trainee can carry out testing, repairs, overhaul and calibration of various Electrical and Electronics instruments like Voltmeter, Ammeter, Wattmeter, Frequency meter, Oscilloscope, Multimeter etc. Analog and Digital fault finding, repairs and calibration of Industrial Instruments like Pressure, Flow, Level and Temperature Measuring and Recording Instruments. Repairs and calibration of Transmitters and Transducers (Pneumatic and Electronic) like strain gauge, load cell, P/I and I/P etc. Checking the Working of Process control system(Ioop checking). Programming and Installation of PLC’s and SCADA with microprocessor and Computer Hardware.

Options for Employment are :

On completion of the course, the trainee shall be able to work as an Instrument Technician in various Industries like Petrochemical, Fertilizer, Chemical, Pharmaceuticals, Power plants, Power stations, Water works, Beverages plants, food Industries, Sugar Industries, Electricity dept. as meter mechanic, Defense/Air force, Confectioneries and Shipping etc.

Option for Self-employment are :

The trainees shall be able to setup their own shop to undertake calibration, maintenance and repair of Industrial Instruments. They can also setup laboratories for calibration and validation and provide certification toIndustries. Installation and commissioning of Process Control Systems/Instruments in Industry. They can take Annual maintenance contract for Automation systems such as DAS, SCADA and DCS etc.