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Process Troubleshooting

CPI 240W

Process Troubleshooting

CPI 240W

Course Description

Prerequisite: CPI 250 with a grade of "C" or better. Provides problem solving skills used to maintain and monitor process equipment employing cause and effect analyses, case studies, analytical techniques, and laboratory simulations. Involves troubleshooting unit problems, maintaining, monitoring, and inspecting equipment, placing and/or removing equipment in service, and working with others who operate and maintain processes (maintenance technicians; laboratory technicians; and engineering, administrative and construction personnel). (30-30)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate understanding of problem solving skills used to maintain and monitor process equipment.

Objectives:

  • Perform cause and effect analysis on process equipment.
  • Use analytical techniques on process equipment.
  • Perform troubleshooting techniques to determine process unit problems.
  • Utilize P&IDs and process flow sheets during troubleshooting.

Demonstrate how to monitor, inspect and maintain process equipment.

Objectives:

  • Place equipment in service.
  • Remove equipment from service.
  • Monitor equipment during service.

Demonstrate team building, quality, and environmental health and safety skills.

Objectives:

  • Work closely with others (teams) who operate and maintain processes.
  • Operate processes in a safe and environmentally sound manner.
  • Operate processes under quality control while utilizing a systems approach.
  • Operate processes utilizing environmental management system.