Fieldbus Systems & Devices

Fieldbus Systems & Devices


This 4-day course is for individuals responsible for installing, troubleshooting, calibrating and configuring Foundation Fieldbus instruments and control strategies using the DeltaV system. This lecture and lab training provides maximum hands-on experience working with the integration of Foundation Fieldbus devices and the DeltaV scalable system.

The student will be able to install Fieldbus instruments and segment checkout for the correct operation of the physical layer. The student will also be able to use the DeltaV system to perform AMS Device Manger methods such as calibration, setup wizards, zero trim and diagnostics. The student will implement a pressure loop using Foundation Fieldbus function blocks with the DeltaV Control Studio application, as well as configure PlantWeb Alerts and device alarm parameters.

The 375 Field Communicator and ValveLink for Fieldbus will be demonstrated and available for students as optional activities.

Topics Covered:

  • Foundation Fieldbus Overview
  • Macro Cycle Execution
  • Fieldbus Function Blocks
  • Controls Strategy Configuration
  • Control Anywhere
  • FieldVue Theory of Operation
  • Transmitter Theory of Operation
  • AMS Device Manager Methods
  • Fieldbus Wiring Practices
  • System Troubleshooting
  • Configuring Fieldbus Devices
  • Alarms & PlantWeb Alerts
  • Configuring a Fieldbus Operator Display
  • Segment Checkout Procedures


DeltaV Implementation I (7009) or DeltaV Hardware & Troubleshooting (7018).


2.8 CEU’s


Dates To Be Determined.


9 Oxford Road
Mansfield, MA 02048
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$3,295 per person.

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