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Process Plant Troubleshooting and Engineering Problem Solving



This training program aims to equip participants with essential skills and methodologies to effectively diagnose and resolve issues in process plants. This program emphasizes critical thinking, systematic problem-solving approaches, and practical troubleshooting techniques essential for ensuring operational efficiency and reliability.

Program Objectives:

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop proficiency in diagnosing process plant issues.

  • Acquire systematic problem-solving skills.

  • Apply root cause analysis techniques effectively.

  • Implement preventive and corrective actions.

  • Enhance operational reliability and efficiency.

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement in troubleshooting.

Target Audience:

  • Process engineers and plant operators.

  • Maintenance and reliability professionals.

  • Technical staff involved in operations and troubleshooting.

  • Engineering managers and supervisors.

  • Professionals seeking to enhance problem-solving capabilities in process industries.

Program Outline:

Unit 1:

Fundamentals of Process Plant Troubleshooting:

  • Introduction to process plant troubleshooting.

  • Importance of systematic problem-solving.

  • Roles and responsibilities in troubleshooting.

  • Safety considerations in troubleshooting activities.

  • Regulatory compliance and standards.

Unit 2:

Root Cause Analysis Techniques:

  • Overview of root cause analysis (RCA).

  • Common RCA methodologies (5 Whys, Fishbone Diagram).

  • Data collection and analysis for RCA.

  • Case studies on successful RCA applications.

  • Implementing preventive measures based on RCA findings.

Unit 3:

Equipment and Process Troubleshooting:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical equipment failures.

  • Electrical and instrumentation troubleshooting.

  • Troubleshooting control systems and PLCs.

  • Process deviations and abnormal operations.

  • Interpreting equipment performance data.

Unit 4:

Implementing Effective Solutions:

  • Developing action plans for corrective actions.

  • Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of solutions.

  • Documenting troubleshooting processes and outcomes.

  • Integration of troubleshooting with maintenance strategies.

  • Continuous improvement in troubleshooting practices.

Unit 5:

Case Studies and Practical Applications:

  • Real-world case studies in process plant troubleshooting.

  • Simulation exercises and hands-on problem-solving.

  • Group discussions and peer learning sessions.

  • Lessons learned and best practices in troubleshooting.

  • Future trends in process plant troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques.

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