IIoT Fundamentals: Smart Sensors & Actuators in Automation

Enhance your knowledge in IIoT technology for optimal operational efficiency.
OVERVIEW

About this course

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Time to complete
15
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Skill Level
Beginner

Why Enroll in This Course?

Ever wondered how IIoT is transforming modern industries? Delve into the intriguing world of smart sensors and actuators, vital tools in today's automation landscape.

Discover how to make the right sensor choices, understand their applications, and see them in action in real-world scenarios. Curated by industry experts, this course brings you actionable insights and practical know-how.

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Ideal for you if...

  • You're curious about the basics of IIoT in automation.
  • You want to understand the role of smart sensors and actuators.
  • Deciding on the right sensors for tasks is a challenge for you.
  • Integrating Emerson technologies interests you.
  • You aim to recognize IIoT's impact in real-world settings.
  • Staying updated with automation trends is on your agenda.

Skills you'll gain

  • Understand the fundamentals of IIoT and its role in modern automation.
  • Differentiate between various smart sensors and their applications.
  • Make informed decisions when selecting smart sensors for specific tasks.
  • Integrate Emerson smart sensors and actuators seamlessly into IIoT systems.
  • Recognize real-world applications and the impact of IIoT in industrial setups.
  • Stay updated on the latest trends in automation using smart technologies.

CURRICULUM

Journey to Mastery

Introduction to IIoT-Enabled Automation
Dive into Smart Sensors
IIoT in Industrial Landscape
Real-World IIoT Applications
Maximizing Value in Automation
INSTRUCTOR

Meet your instructor

Scott Sommer

Scott Sommer has worked in the automation industry for over 42 years. In addition to his full-time job as Department Manager, Instrumentation & Controls / Automation for Arcadis DPS Group, Scott is proud to help develop the next generation of automation engineers. He is a RealPars instructor and a global trainer for ISA. He is also a Board of Delegates member of ABET, the international accreditation body for Engineering and Technology.

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