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Onacom has developed a number of training courses for oil and gas operators, service companies as well as government petroleum ministries.
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|Advanced Process Control Techniques and Loop Tuning||Basic Instrumentation and Actuators; Instrumentation and Actuator Nonlinearities; Process Identification; Feedback Controllers; Basic Control - ON/OFF, Proportional, Derivative, Integral and PID Control; Cascade Control; Feed Forward Control; Split Range and Ratio Control; Gain Scheduling; Model Predictive Control; Control Tuning; Tuning Rules; Dead Time Compensators; Feed Forward Compensation; Good Practice in Troubleshooting; Adaptive and Self Tuning Controllers|
|Control Systems and Programming||Instrumentation Overview; System Hardware & Software; Input and Output Systems (I/O); Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC); Fundamentals of PLC Programming - Ladder Logic Programming; Distributed Control System (DCS); Programming Languages for DCS; HMI, SCADA & DCS Systems; Data handling with HMI; Communication standards - Ethernet, RS232, RS485, Profibus, Modbus, OPC; Design & Layout; Alarms & Reporting; Selection of HMIs, PLCs, Drives, Hardware; Programming Practices; Control Panel Design; Documentation - Design Specification, Testing (FAT and SAT)|
|Alarm Management Principles and Best Practices||Standards and guidance - ASM, ISA, HSE, EEMUA 191, Alarm Systems, Alarm Management Lifecycle, Human Factors and HMI Design, Alarm Philosophy, Management of Change, Roles and Responsibilities, Alarm System Documentation, Performance Targets, Performance Monitoring, Continuous Improvement, Alarm Analysis|
|Functional Safety||Introduction to Functional Safety; The Basics of Functional Safety; IEC 61508 and IEC 61511 Background; Hazards, Risk and ALARP Principles; Functional Safety Management Lifecycle; Risk Reduction; Safety Instrumented System (SIS) and Safety Instrumented Functions (SIF); SIL Determination by Risk Graphs and Fault Tree Analysis; Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA); SIS Safety Requirements Specification; SIL Determination for Fire and Gas|
|GNSS and onaVPS||Principles of GNSS: Navigtion, Coordinate Frames, Kinematics, Satellite Navigation Systems; Understanding GPS: Why GPS, History of GPS, Satellites, Differential Correction; onaVPS Architecture; NMEA-0183|
|Modbus Protocol||Introducing Modbus Protocol, Two Serial Transmission Modes, Modbus Message Framing, Error Checking, Function Codes, Configuring Modbus, Modbus TCP/IP, OSI Network Model, OSI Network Model and Modbus TCP/IP|
|SCADA And Telemetry||SCADA and Telemetry Definitions, SCADA and Telemetry Applications, Open Systems and Communications Standards, IEC 60870.5 and DNP3.0, How SCADA Systems Work, PLCs used as RTUs|
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