Pneumatic Control Systems in Industry (PCSI)

Code : M033
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Why Attend This Training Course?
The course is designed for engineers and technicians who are working in industries and factories as a responsible for maintain pneumatic units to keep them aware with latest technology in those fields and also to improve their skills.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training methodology illustrates the concepts involved in the above areas through practical consideration of actual real-life problems, as well as explanation of concepts by experts in area using video projectors and computer aided case studies based on practical applications. Participants will solve their system problem, where the trainee’s try to apply the skills learnt with guidance from our specialized experts. ACAD will provide participants a comprehensive assessment on the problems solved using the skills acquired in the training course.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Engineers or technicians with adequate background in mechanical drawings.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
  • Understand the function and construction of the main pneumatic components
  • Be able to read and understand the pneumatic circuit diagrams
  • Be able to assemble and Design simple pneumatic circuits
  • Understand the Sequence of Operation for Pneumatic Control Systems
  • Learn the construction and operation of electro pneumatic control systems
  • Be able to interconnect electro Pneumatic control systems
  • Learn the basic trouble-shooting procedures for the electro Pneumatic systems
  • Be able to read and draw the step-function diagrams for electro Pneumatic circuits
  • Learn the difference between conventional electrical systems

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Pneumatic Theory
  • Applications depends on Pneumatic control systems
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using compressed air
  • Units and dimensions
  • Properties of gas
  • Theory of flow
  • Pressure Definitions
  • Bernoulli's Principles and Applications
Compressed air preparation
  • Types of compressors
  • After coolers
  • Air reservoir
  • Air dryer
  • Filters
  • Regulators
  • Lubricators
Pneumatic control valves
  • Valve functions
  • Valve types
  • Valve operation
  • Valve mounting
  • Valve sizing
  • Check valves
  • Speed controller
  • Quick exhaust valves
  • Shuttle valves
  • And valves
  • Pneumatic Timers
  • Pneumatic Sequence valves
Introduction to Electricity
  • Historical View of Electricity
  • Direct Current and Alternative Current
  • Precautions when dealing on Electricity
  • International Protection Rating
Electric Circuit Components
  • Electric Power Supply
  • Transformers
  • Electric Switches
  • Functions of Relays
  • Types of Relays
  • Electromechanical Limit Switches
  • Proximity Sensors
  • Pressure Switches
  • Photoelectric Sensors
  • Thermostats
  • Float Switches
Automation Studio Program ( AS )
  • Introduction to Automation Studio
  • Definitions of Menus and Library
  • Pneumatic component Menu
  • Variables and Links between Components
  • Example on Pneumatic Circuits Diagrams
Implement of Practical Applications of Pneumatic Systems
  • Direct control of a single-acting cylinder
  • Indirect control of a single-acting cylinder
  • Logic OR Function
  • Logic AND Function
  • Memory Circuit and Speed Control of a Cylinders
  • The Quick Exhaust Function
  • Pressure Dependent Control Function
  • Time Delay Dependent Control Function
  • Control of Multiple Actuators
  • Control of Multiple Actuators with Overlap
Sequence of Operation for Electro Pneumatic Systems
  • Introduction to understand sequence of operation
  • Path step chart
  • Function chart
  • Applications on function chart
  • Flow chart analysis for Electro Pneumatic Control Systems

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

14 - 25 Apr
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
11 - 22 Aug
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
17 - 28 Nov
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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