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CCC’s course offerings are grouped together into two main categories – our Core Curriculum (which are control application courses that work across all platforms, with relevant industries listed) and the Expanded Curriculum (which includes platform-specific courses, specialized application offerings, and online training) which are not industry specific.

Each listing in this section includes the course’s number/title/duration, industry, operational roles, a general description and any prerequisites. See below for detailed lists regarding the industry and operational role designations.

Industry definitions:
  • Downstream - Petrochemical (Ammonia, Ethylene), Refining, and Research
  • Midstream - Coal to Gas, Gas Production, Liquified Natural Gas, and NGL
  • Upstream - FPSO, Gas Production, GOSP, NGL, and Offshore (Subsea)
  • Industrial - Agricultural, Air Separation, Automotive, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Marine, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, Steel, and Textiles
  • Pipeline & Power Generation - Pipeline includes: Gas Storage and Gas Transmission; Power Generation includes: CO2 Sequestration, Commercial Utility, Power Generation, and IGCC
Operational Roles:
  • Operators (O) - Operators and Production Managers
  • Maintenance Personnel (M) - Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Technician, Instrument Technician, Reliability Manager, Reliability Engineer, Rotating Equipment Mechanic, Electrician, and Unit Maintenance Technician
  • Engineers (E) - Plant Engineering Manager, Electrical & Instrument Engineer, Process Engineer, Control System Engineer, Project Manager, Project Engineer, Instrument Engineer, Plant Manager, Engineering Manager, E&I Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, and Commission Lead

Core Curriculum
Instructor-Led (ILT) courses for all platforms

ASC-01: COMPRESSOR ANTI-SURGE CONTROLLER OPERATION
INDUSTRY: ALL
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
8 HOURS
This course explains the purpose, functionality, and operation of the anti-surge controller. The topics covered include: Compressor Systems and Classifications, including positive displacement (Reciprocating, Screw, lobe) and rotating (centrifugal, axial) compressors; Surge Phenomenon (compressor maps, system resistance, flow reversal, causes and consequences of surge, reduced coordinates, and invariant coordinate system); Surge Control (The ‘b’ equation, Surge Control Line and PI closed loop control, Derivative Response and Adaptive Gain, Recycle Trip Line and open loop control, Derivative Recycle Trip, Safety On Line, surge detection techniques, limiting, Manual Override (hard manual), Decoupling of anti-surge control loop interactions, Fallback Strategies); and Operator Interface (understanding the displays and functionality of the controller faceplate). Prerequisites: None

ASC-02: SURGE TESTING AND CONTROL LOOP TUNING
INDUSTRY: ALL
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
6 HOURS
This course provides a high-level overview of the activities carried out during system commissioning. The topics include: System Checkout Procedures (Inspection of controllers and panel, field equipment checks, wiring loop checks); Compressor Surge Test Methods (reasons for testing, testing methods); and Control Loop Tuning Methods.
Prerequisites: ASC-01 Compressor Anti-Surge Controller Operation
Note: This training will not qualify trainees to surge test compressors, or tune control loops in the absence of a qualified CCC Field Engineer.

ASC-03 Compressor Choke Control
INDUSTRY: Downstream, Midstream, Pipeline & Power Generation
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
0.5 HOURS
This course explains compressor choke control using the understanding of anti-surge control functionality as a basis. The similarities and differences between choke and anti-surge control will be discussed.Prerequisites: ASC-01 Compressor Anti-Surge Controller Operation

DPM-01: DPM VALVE POSITIONING APPLICATIONS
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, UPSTREAM, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
Students will learn the key features and functionality of the DPM Positioning Module, including simplex and redundant DPMs, and   DPM interface configuration.  The topics covered include Positioner Overview, Operation, Control, System Installation, DPM Configuration and DPM Maintenance. Prerequisites: None

EXC-01: STEAM TURBINE EXTRACTION CONTROLLER
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, INDUSTRIAL, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
2 HOURS
This course covers Extraction Controller Operation, as well as basic elements of extraction control, including: General PID Algorithm, Bumpless Transfers, Dead Zones, Control Variable Fallback, Selected Loop and Set Point, Control Variable Scaling, Flow Control Loop, Mass Flow Rate, Square Root of Flow Measurement, Flow Load Sharing, Pressure Control Loop, and Over-Pressure Protection. The Extraction Controller Demonstration covers: Automatic Start Up, Ramping, Manual Extraction and Throttle Valve Management, Extraction Pressure, Extraction Flow, Automatic Shut Down, and Speed Control Priority, as well as various platform-specific topics.  Prerequisites: STC-01 Steam Turbine Speed Controller

GOSP-1 GUARDIAN OVERSPEED PROTECTION
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, INDUSTRIAL, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
1 HOUR
This course covers the features and functionality of the Guardian Overspeed Protection system. The topics covered include: Features and Specifications (enclosure, diagnostics, system maintenance); Speed Measurement (independent sensors, signal selection); Modules (speed, supervisor, power supply, relay board); and Overspeed Trip Testing. Prerequisites: STC-01 Steam Turbine Speed Controller

GTC-01: GAS TURBINE FUEL CONTROL
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, UPSTREAM, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
6 HOURS
This course covers the purpose, functionality, and operation of the CCC Gas Turbine Controller. The topics covered include: Gas Turbine Classifications; Gas Turbine Process Variables; Limiting Control Loops; Operating States; Automatic Start-up/Shut-down Sequencing; Fuel Controller Configuration; Over Temperature Control; Fallback Strategies; Fuel Systems and Valves; nitrous Oxide Control; Speed Measurement; and Inlet Guide Vanes and Variable Stator Vanes.  Prerequisites: None

PFC-01: COMPRESSOR PERFORMANCE CONTROLLER OPERATION
INDUSTRY: ALL
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
4 HOURS
This course explains the purpose, functionality, and operation of the compressor performance controller. The topics covered include: Performance Control Variables (flow, pressure, and temperature); Final Control Elements (recycle valve, discharge throttle valve, suction throttling valve, adjustable inlet guide vanes, rotational speed); Performance Control (limiting control,  decoupling of anti-surge and performance control loop interactions, automatic start-up/shut-down sequences, Pressure Override Control (POC)), and Operator Interface. Prerequisites: None

PFC-02: LOADSHARING OF COMPRESSOR NETWORKS
INDUSTRY: ALL
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
1 HOUR
This course provides and understanding of how a network of CCC controllers can be used to regulate the performance while maximizing the efficiency of compressors operating in parallel or in series. The Course will explain the problems associated with the base loading and equal flow distribution methods of control, and the benefits of CCC load-sharing features including load balancing, and recycle balancing.  Prerequisites: PFC-01 Compressor Performance Controller Operation  

PGEN-01: STEAM TURBINE WITH GENERATOR CONTROL
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, INDUSTRIAL, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
8 HOURS
This course addresses five areas of fundamental maintenance and configuration topics. The course begins with an Overview of Generator Control, and then moves into Generator Control Theory, including Mode Selection, Isochronous Control, and Droop Control. Learners then cover Overspeed Prevention (Start-up, Synchronization, Idle, and Shutdown Sequences), Automatic Sequencing, and, in applicable situations, the Operator Interface Station with Operating  Principles. The Steam Turbine with Generator Control Simulation Demonstration encompasses: Automatic Start Up, Ramping, Mode Selection, Automatic Shut Down, and Speed Control Priority. Prerequisites: STC-01 Steam Turbine Speed Controller

PGEN-02: GENERATOR CONTROL USING FUEL CONTROLLER
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, UPSTREAM, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
1 HOUR
This course covers generator control using the CCC Gas Turbine Fuel Controller. The topics covered include: Generator Operation; Synchronization; Power Loading; Idling and Shutdown; and Online Droop Testing. Prerequisites: GTC-01 Gas Turbine Fuel Control

PRT-01: EXPANDER PRT CONTROL
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
4 HOURS
This course explains the purpose, and functionality of the Expander Power Recovery Train (PRT) Controller. The topics covered include: PRT Operation (start-up/shutdown, load-sharing/load-balancing, operating states, control modes, communication failure sources, hard manual); Calculated Variables (expander power, mass flow rate); Control Functions (PID Algorithm, load-sharing/load-balancing, alternate control loops, limiting control, fallback strategies), and PRT Output Variables. Prerequisites: None

QC-01: QUENCH CONTROL
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
1 HOUR
This course explains the purpose, functionality, and operation of the Quench Controller. The topics covered include: Quench Setpoint (saturation point, offset); Quench Control (loop decoupling, automatic sequencing, operating states, control modes, communication failure sources, limiting control, fallback strategies); and Operator Interface. Prerequisites: None

STC-01: STEAM TURBINE SPEED CONTROLLER
INDUSTRY: DOWNSTREAM, MIDSTREAM, INDUSTRIAL, PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
3 HOURS
This course covers the purpose, functionality, and operation of steam turbine speed control using the CCC Speed Controller. The topics covered include: Steam Turbine Classifications (mechanical design, steam system); Speed Measurement (sensor function, magnetic pickup classifications); Overspeed Prevention (requirements, causes of overspeed, methods of prevention); and Speed Control Algorithms (break-away control, idle speeds (warm-up), critical speed avoidance, start-up/shut-down sequencing, tuning characterization) and Operator Interface.  Prerequisites: None

UI-01: TRAINVIEW HMI OPERATION
INDUSTRY: ALL
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
1 HOUR
This course covers the essential features, functionality, and navigation of the TrainView HMI.  The topics covered include: Control System Diagram (CSD) (system information); Compressor Map (scaling, trace, properties); Controller Faceplates (controller operation); Trends (navigation, scaling, signal management, diagnostics, exporting archived data); and Alarms and Events (management, navigation). Prerequisites: None

UTC-01: UTILITY TURBINE CONTROL APPLICATIONS
INDUSTRY: PIPELINE & POWER GENERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
6 HOURS
This course covers Utility Turbine Control Functions. The topics covered include: Load Control Functions (PID algorithm, load control, speed simulation, start-up sequence); Power Load Unbalance Function (applications and interactions, communication); Intercept Valve Control Function (flow demand control, rate limiter fallbacks, valve management tracking, output compensation); and Valve Management Function (flow demand compensation, valve sequencing, valve characterizing, emergency shut-down tracking, communication). Prerequisites: STC-01 Steam Turbine Speed Controller

Expanded Curriculum
Platform-Specific Instructor-Led (ILT) and Online (OLT) courses

SERIES 3+/++ (ILT)

DL-01: SERIES 3+ DUAL-LOOP CONTROLLER OPERATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
11 HOURS
This course focuses on the combined anti-surge and performance functionality of the dual-loop controller. The main topics for anti-surge control include: Compressor Systems and Classifications, including Positive Displacement (Reciprocating, Screw, lobe) and Rotating (Centrifugal, Axial), Compressor Surge; Surge Phenomenon (system resistance, flow reversal, causes of surge, and consequences of surge); Surge Control (compressor maps, reduced coordinates and invariant coordinate system, surge control line and PI closed-loop control, derivative response and Adaptive Gain, safety margin, Recycle Trip Line and open loop control, derivative Recycle Trip, Safety On Line, surge detection techniques, limiting, Manual Override, decoupling of anti-surge control loop interactions, fallback strategies); and Antisurge Controller Operator Interface, as well as various platform-specific topics. Prerequisites: ASC-01 Compressor Anti-Surge Controller Operation and PFC-01 Compressor Performance Controller Operation 

EAS-01: EMERGENCY ANTISURGE STATION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
0.5 HOUR
This course covers the functionality of the Emergency Antisurge Station including use as a Surge Detection Station, an Auto Manual Station, and a Manual Loading Station. Prerequisites: ASC-01 Compressor Anti-Surge Controller Operation

RCS-01: REDUNDANT CONTROL SELECTOR
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
0.25 HOUR
This course explains the redundant control selector functionality including the routing of controller and transmitter signals and the automatic and manual switching between active and backup controllers. Prerequisites: None

S3-MN: SERIES 3+/++ MAINTENANCE AND BASIC CONFIGURATION WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
8 HOURS
This day-long course addresses fundamental maintenance and configuration topics. The areas covered inlcude: Hardware Overview (front panel, engineering panel, back panel, power supplies, and CPU circuit board); Diagnostic Test Procedures (alarms, serial port communications, signal values, operator panel tests, and managing parameter sets); Transmitter Maintenance; Series 3+ Configurator (establishing computer  ommunications, creating projects, parameter set organization, reading, writing, and comparing parameter sets, and downloading controller software); Controller Change-out (replace failed controller with spare); and Trouble-shooting (power problems, front/engineering panel problems, analog input and output problems, discrete input and output problems, and communication problems). Prerequisites: Applicable core courses in the areas of specialization that are in the plant/facility

TT-03: TRAINTOOLS ENGINEERING UTILITIES INTRODUCTION (SERIES 3+/++)
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
This introduction to Engineering Utilities covers the Series 3+/++ Configurator, Fast Recorder, and Alarm Monitor. Prerequisites: None

SERIES 4 (ILT)

S4-MN: SERIES 4 MAINTENANCE AND BASIC CONFIGURATION WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
8 HOURS
This day-long course addresses six areas of fundamental maintenance and configuration topics. The course begins with an Introduction to Series 4, including System Architecture, Physical Implementation, Application Function Modules (AFM), Total Train Control, and System Hardware Components. Next, the Fault Tolerant Operating System (FTOS) is examined (including: AFM Databases, Understanding Configuration of I/O, From LTOP to FTA, FTOS versions, I/O Drivers, Communications, External Communication, and Fault Tolerant), and the FTOS Parameter Configuration section expands on that knowledge (including: Alarm Configuration, Configuration and Topology Settings, I/O Config, EIOM Configuration, MODBUS Configuration, Pass-Through Communication, Serial Port Configuration, and Parameter Transfer). Routine Operation and Maintenance Functions are explored (System Alarm and Status Monitoring, A Procedure for Viewing and Clearing Alarms, Resolving Specific Alarms, Alarm Code Tables, Accessing Alarm and Status Functions, and Switching Active Card to Check for Latent Failures) as well as proper methods for Handling Non-Routine Cases and Failures (Basic On-Site Troubleshooting Techniques and Advanced On-Site Trouble shooting Techniques). The course closes with learners practicing On-line Module Replacement (Replacement of OIM’s and OICM’s, Replacement of Simplex AFM’s, and Updated Replacement of FT AFM’s & LSAM). Prerequisites: Applicable core courses in the areas of specialization that are in the plant/facility

TT-04: TRAINTOOLS ENGINEERING UTILITIES INTRODUCTION (SERIES 4)
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
This introduction to Engineering Utilities covers the Series 4 Configurator, Fast Recorder, and Alarm Monitor. Prerequisites: None

SERIES 5 (ILT)

DSD-01: DSD VALVE POSITIONING APPLICATIONS
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
Course delves into the DSD Positioning System, including Digital Servo Drive Features and DSD Configuration. Prerequisites: STC-01 Steam Turbine Speed Controller or GTC-01 Gas Turbine Fuel Control

LC-05: LOGIC CONTROL PROGRAMS
OPERATIONAL ROLES: E
4 HOURS
This course is an introduction to the procedures for creating and editing custom logic functions in the Structured Text or Function Block Diagram (FBD) languages.  Hands-on exercises will include writing, compiling, downloading, and testing logic. Prerequisites: PB-05 TrainTools Project Builder

S5-CNTRL: RELIANT OR VANGUARD SIMPLEX/DUPLEX SYSTEM OVERVIEW
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
This in-depth course analyzes the various elements of the Reliant and Vanguard Simplex/Duplex systems. The course begins with System Hardware Components, Review of the Serial Communication Network, Ethernet Communication, TrainLink Communication, Modbus Communication, and Software Architecture. Students then work with the CCC Configurator program (including how to save and retrieve a layout, Get Diagnostics, Self-learning concept, Read/Write parameter snapshot, Compare parameter snapshots, Edit configuration including NTP configuration, Alarm Monitor, Fast Recorder, and Duplex Supervisor).  The course will include the Hot Swap Concept, Healthy States, Healthy State During Faults and Safety Action, Critical Analog Output Failure Mode, and Redundant Output Switching. The course then moves into TrainView, AE Servers, Archival Database (ArcCom) and Export Programs, Check the Local Controller LED Indicators, Replacing Faulty Component, and Returning the System Back to the Normal Operating State, taking backups and recovery. The course will also cover building and testing a sample project using Project Builder. Prerequisites: None

S5-MN: SERIES 5 MAINTENANCE AND BASIC CONFIGURATION WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
8 HOURS
This day-long course addresses six areas of fundamental maintenance and configuration topics. The course begins with the Series 5 Configurator Program (TrainTools). This segment analyzes TrainTools elements, including: Adding a Controller to the Controller List, Removing a Controller from the Controller List, Additional Shortcut Menu Commands, Program Version, Program Options, On-Line Program Help, Watch List Configuration Files, Configurator Main Screen, Configurator Toolbar, Status Bar, Opening and Saving Snapshot Files, Reading Parameter Snapshots, Reading Full Snapshot (Menu or Toolbar), Reading Partial Snapshot (Shortcut Menu), Writing Parameter Snapshots, Writing Full Snapshot, Writing Partial Snapshot, Comparing Parameter Snapshots, and Get Diagnostics. The   course then covers the Fast Recorder and Alarm Monitor, before moving into Maintenance Strategies, including, Controller Change-Out Procedure, and Transmitter Change-Out Procedure. Students then close with Hands-On experience with the Simulator and Configurator.  

Duplex courses include an additional segment on Duplex Component Replacement, which includes additional topics covering: Replacement of Chassis, Chassis Cards and Transition Modules; Power Supplies, & Components; FTA Assembly Replacement; and Local CM Replacement. Prerequisites: Applicable core courses in the areas of specialization that are in the plant/facility and S5 CNTRL Reliant or Vanguard Simplex/Duplex System Overview

PB-05: TRAINTOOLS PROJECT BUILDER
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E 
4 HOURS
Course covers Control System Engineering fundamentals, including: Project Database, Project Engineering Programs, Project Security, Backups and Revisions, Revision Information, Project Revision Management, Saving Backups and Revisions, Restoring Backups and Revisions, Importing Projects, and Building a sample project. Prerequisites: None

TT-05: TRAINTOOLS ENGINEERING UTILITIES INTRODUCTION (SERIES 5)
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
4 HOURS
This introduction to Engineering Utilities covers the Series 5 Configurator, Fast Recorder, and Alarm Monitor. Prerequisites: None

PRODIGY (ILT)

S6-CNTRL: PRODIGY SYSTEM OVERVIEW
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
2 HOURS
The course introduces and familiarizes Prodigy System components, including Software Architecture, Control Application Software, Hardware introduction, and System Integration. Prerequisites: None

LC-06: PRODIGY LOGIC CONTROL PROGRAMS
OPERATIONAL ROLES: E
8 HOUR
Coursework covers basic knowledge of custom logic implementation, including: How to create a function; make a connection to the inputs and outputs, and connections to other functions; and how to create status, configuration parameters, alarms and events. Prerequisites: PB-06 TrainTools Maker Pro/CODESYS Project Builder

S6-MN: PRODIGY MAINTENANCE AND BASIC CONFIGURATION WITH HANDS-ON TRAINING
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
12 HOURS
This course addresses key areas of fundamental maintenance and configuration topics on the Prodigy platform, including: Hardware overview, with an introduction to CCC part numbers of Prodigy components; Connections , which covers TCP/IP, Modbus, and TrainLink protocols connections, as well as making configurations and testing; and Backup and Restore, which includes troubleshooting and replacement procedures. Prerequisites: Applicable core courses in the areas of specialization that are in the plant/facility and S6 CNTRL Prodigy System Overview

PB-06: TRAINTOOLS MAKER PRO/CODESYS PROJECT BUILDER
OPERATIONAL ROLES: E
4 HOUR
This course allows the student to build a sample project, practice Project Editing, and work with the Modbus list. Prerequisites: None

TT-06: TRAINTOOLS ENGINEERING UTILITIES INTRODUCTION (PRODIGY)
OPERATIONAL ROLES: E
4 HOUR
This course introduces the CCC Configurator, including Fast Recorder and Alarm Monitor. The students then gain valuable experience, working Hands-On with the Configurator through the following topics: Adding a Controller, Program Version, Directories Page, On-Line Program Help, Parameter Snapshot Files, Watch List Configuration Files, Comparing Parameter Snapshots, Get Diagnostics, Fast Recorder, Alarm resolution, Global and application parameters, and Card Replacement. Prerequisites: None

ADVANCED (ILT)

CPI-201: COMPRESSOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O –  M – E
2 HOURS
This course explains the general performance improvements that can be made to CCC controlled compressor trains that have Antisurge, Performance and optionally Speed/Fuel Control systems. Topics include: understanding compressor resistance/performance curves, understanding compressor mechanical wear, benefits of surge testing and tuning, control interactions of the antisurge and performance control elements, loop decoupling, antisurge control final element impacts (surge control valve positioner accuracy & boosters). Prerequisites: None

FDI-201: FIELD DEVICE INSTALLATION BEST PRACTICES
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O –  M – E
2 HOURS
This course covers the recommended installation practices for field devices. Topics include: Piping Arrangements (learn recommended piping arrangements and appropriate equipment locations and usage), Valve Selection (recommended anti-surge valve characteristics and selection criteria); and Instrumentation (best practices for selection and use of controller instrumentation for anti-surge, performance, and speed controllers). Prerequisites: ASC-01 Compressor Anti-Surge Controller Operation

FCE-201: FINAL CONTROL ELEMENTS & OUTPUT VARIABLES
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O –  M – E
1 HOUR
The course considers Valve Compensation, including the Valve Flow Characterizer, Valve Dead-Band Compensation, Output Clamps, Remote Low Clamping, Tight Shutoff, and Antisurge Valve Position Feedback. Prerequisites: None

VSS-201: VALVE SIZING AND SELECTION
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O –  M – E
8 HOURS
This one-day course explains CCC’s basic methods for sizing anti-surge valves for single section compressors and multi-section valve-sharing applications. The topics covered include: ISA S75.01 Control Valve Sizing Equations (understand each of the gas, valve, and piping parameters used in the equation and how to apply them); Valve Specifications (how to extract necessary information from a valve specification); Compressor Requirements (how to relate the valve equation gas conditions to compressor performance, resulting in a proper control system dynamic response to process disturbances); Conclusions (criteria used for determining an adequate valve capacity); and Cold Recycle Valves (methods and sizing criteria for cold recycle valves). Prerequisites: None

ONLINE (OLT)

NOTE: ALL ONLINE TRAINING MODULES (OLT) ARE DESIGNED TO BE COMPLETED IN APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR.

T1C1: COMPRESSOR MAPS AND SURGE
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Explore the dynamic relationship between compressor operation and surge via CCC’s ground-breaking Compressor Map. This course prepares the learner to continue through the rest of our Online Training curriculum, as they dig deeper into the theories of advanced anti-surge, performance and speed control. Prerequisites: None

T1C2M1: BASIC ANTISURGE THEORY 1
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Examine the correlation between the Surge Control Line and the PI response, including factors which influence the safety margin, how CCC calculates Deviation, and the advantages of operating closer to the Surge Limit Line. Prerequisites: Compressor Maps and Surge

T1C2M2: BASIC ANTISURGE THEORY 2
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Study the CCC Antisurge Controller Recycle Trip response (RT) for medium and large process disturbances; learn how and why RT is necessary to protect the compressor, operator notification methods and additional benefits. Prerequisites: Basic Antisurge Theory 1

T1C2M3: BASIC ANTISURGE THEORY 3
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Learn how the CCC “Safety On” response detects a surge event, breaks the surge cycle and stabilizes the process, including operator notification and next steps. Prerequisites: Basic Antisurge Theory 2

T1C3M1: BASIC PERFORMANCE CONTROL THEORY 1
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
An introduction to the CCC Performance Controller, describing the types of process input variables and control elements, how the PID loop keeps the process stable, and impacts on the operating point. Prerequisites: Compressor Maps and Surge

T1C3M2: BASIC PERFORMANCE CONTROL THEORY 2
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Explore how CCC’s proprietary algorithms share and balance compressor system loads between multiple compressors, controllers, and networks to increase efficiency and enhance protection. Prerequisites: Basic Performance Control  Theory 1

T1C4M1: BASIC STEAM TURBINE CONTROL THEORY 1
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Determine types of turbines CCC can control using the Speed controller, explore signal paths from turbine shaft to steam actuation system, and survey different usable set points. Prerequisites: Compressor Maps and Surge

T1C4M2: BASIC STEAM TURBINE CONTROL THEORY 2
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Dig deeper into how the speed controller sequences the entire steam turbine process, from start to shut-down, and how the CCC controller prevents turbine overspeed. Prerequisites: Basic Steam Turbine Control Theory 1

T1C5: BASIC EXTRACTION CONTROL THEORY
OPERATIONAL ROLES: O – M – E
Expands upon how the steam turbine speed controller is paired by CCC with the extraction turbine to optimize variables to best meet control and limiting objectives. Prerequisites: Basic Steam Turbine Control Theory 2

T1C6: TRANSMITTER AND CONTROL ELEMENTS
OPERATIONAL ROLES: E
Discover key installation practices from decades of field experience for improved performance & efficiency with your CCC control system and instrumentation equipment. Prerequisites: Compressor Maps and Surge

T1C7: PIPING AND FIELD INSTRUMENTATION BEST PRACTICES
OPERATIONAL ROLES: M – E
Understand how transmitters and final control elements are best matched to various conditions and equipment arrangements, including instrumentation selection and location criteria. Prerequisites: Compressor Maps and Surge


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