Explain how each of the following process chemistry parameters is measured and
converted to a usable signal for alarm, indication, and control:
Total dissolved solids
Describe the environmental concerns that can affect the accuracy and reliability of
analytical equipment used to measure process chemistry.
Discuss the failure modes of the various types of analytical equipment used to measure
Describe the methods used to test each of the different types of instruments used to
measure process chemistry.
Instrumentation and control personnel shall demonstrate a familiarity level knowledge of
maintenance management practices related to instrumentation and control activities.
Supporting Knowledge and/or Skills
Define each of the following maintenance related terms and explain their relationship to
Discuss the importance of maintaining a proper balance of maintenance strategies to
optimize cost-effective maintenance that achieves high equipment reliability.
Discuss the importance of maintaining a maintenance history and identify typical
maintenance performance indicators.
Discuss the relationship between maintenance and Conduct of Operations, Qualify
Assurance, and Configuration Management.
Discuss the requirements for the receipt and inspection of parts, materials, and
Describe the difference between temporary and permanent repairs/work and the
requirements and controls in place to prevent inadvertent modifications (consider both
the hardware and software control elements of the configuration management program).