Gain a basic understanding of process control, focusing on applied knowledge for mineral processing engineers.
Co-designed by academic and industry leaders, the course has four modules that can be tailored to the requirements and knowledge of the participants. It offers a practical approach, with real-life case studies and examples of best practices relevant to mineral processing plants.
Who should attend
- Junior and senior metallurgists
- Honours or HDR students.
Engineering degree and experience in metallurgical processes such as comminution, flotation and dewatering.
What you'll learn
- Understand the fundamentals and basic components of control systems.
- Explore the tuning of PID controllers and methods commonly applied for tuning different control loops.
- Gain practical experience using Loop Pro simulation software.
- Appreciate common control strategies for operating units in mineral processing plants, their pros and cons, and common problems in practice.
This is an in-person course that will require roughly 12 hours to complete.
- 2 days of classroom teaching, 17-18 April 2023
- With the option to join remotely.
There is no assessment for this course.
Certification and accreditation
Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate of Completion to verify their skills and achievements.
|Individual domestic ex. GST||A$2,500|
|Individual international (GST not payable)||A$2,500|
|Student domestic ex. GST||A$1,250|
|Student international (GST not payable)||A$1,250|
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GST is excluded from the cost
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Sustainable Minerals Institute
Level 4 Seminar Room
St Lucia, QLD, 4067