Practical Analytical Instrumentation in On-Line Applications

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Recognise and efficiently troubleshoot a wide variety of industrial analytical measuring instruments
  • Describe the construction and operation of the most important analytical instruments
  • Define and explain relevant chemical terminology
  • Identify sample chemical formulae and symbols
  • Implement procedures for testing and calibration of analytical instruments

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Technicians
  • Senior operators
  • Instrumentation and control engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Project engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Process control engineers
  • Instrumentation sales engineers
  • Consulting ingenious
  • Electricians
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Systems engineers

CONTENT SUMMARY

BASIC CHEMISTRY

  • Elements, compounds and mixtures
  • Properties of elements
  • Formation of ions
  • Bonding
  • Chemical formulae and equations
  • Atomic weight
  • Molar concentrations
  • Acids and bases

ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS

  • Electrode potentials
  • Simple voltaic cell
  • Polarisation
  • Daniell cell
  • Electrolytic bridges
  • Electrochemical series

pH MEASUREMENT

  • Definition of pH
  • Measurement of pH
  • The measuring electrode
  • The reference electrode
  • Nernst equation
  • Temperature effect
  • Antimony electrode
  • Sources of errors
  • Calibration

MEASUREMENT OF REDOX

  • Applications
  • Calibration/checking procedure

CONDUCTIVITY MEASUREMENT

  • Ionic mobility
  • Cell construction and constant
  • Temperature compensation
  • Conductivity measurement of high purity water
  • 4-electrode sensor
  • Installation
  • Sensor Maintenance
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Applications

TURBIDITY MEASUREMENT

  • Interaction between light and matter
  • Absorptiometers
  • Nephelometers
  • Practical on-line systems
  • Calibration
  • Applications

HYGROMETRY

  • Vapour pressure and humidity
  • Partial vapour pressure
  • Relative humidity
  • Hygrometric instruments
  • Hygrometric calculations

DISSOLVED OXYGEN MEASUREMENT

  • Measuring cells
  • Calibration
  • Installation and troubleshooting
  • Electrode maintenance and storage

TOTAL FREE CHLORINE MEASUREMENT

  • Basic chlorine chemistry
  • Measuring principle and systems
  • Calibration
  • Applications

ON-LINE COLORIMETRY AND TITRATION

ON-LINE GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY

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