Prints and Drawings Training

611-01 P&ID Basics

When you complete this lesson, you will have the skills necessary to read a P&ID. You will be able to identify symbols and function labels, as well as describe how the components are related.

  • Define P&ID and discuss its importance to the facility
  • Identify who uses the P&ID
  • List the types of information typically found on a P&ID and describe where each of the following is located on the drawing:
    • Title block
    • Main drawing
    • Line schedules
    • Equipment descriptions
    • Issue descriptions
    • Notes
    • Zone numbers
  • Describe a master sheet and identify commonly used symbols
  • Identify instruments, control loops, line designations, and piping on the P&ID
  • Trace the course of a process from beginning to end

611-02 Reading a P&ID

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to use a P&ID to identify instrumentation, common equipment, and symbols used in your area. You will also be able to describe how components are related.

  • Identify symbols for selected vessels, compressors, heat exchangers, valves, and pumps
  • Identify instrument symbols
  • Describe how the instruments in control loops are named on a P&ID
  • Identify piping and determine information about a pipeline including:
    • Material in the line
    • Size of the pipe
    • Line number
  • Recognize the different types of lines including pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, and signal lines

611-03 Electrical Drawings

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the different types of electrical drawings and describe how each is used. You will also be able to identify and describe the common elements and symbols that make up electrical drawings. Describe the purpose of an electrical drawing

  • Explain the purpose of an electrical drawing
  • Describe the title block, revision block, reference block, and legend block
  • Identify symbols commonly used in electrical drawings
  • Explain why device numbers are used in electrical drawings
  • Describe the purpose of each of the following:
    • Block drawing
    • One-line diagram
    • Wiring diagram
    • Schematic diagram
    • Connection diagram
    • Interconnection diagram
    • Raceway diagram
    • Cable schedule
    • Logic diagram

611-04 Logic Diagrams

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to state the important features of a logic diagram and identify the most common types of logic gates and how each is used. You will also be able to identify the common symbols and omponents on a logic diagram and explain their relationship to each other.

  • Explain the purpose of a logic diagram
  • Describe the title block, revision block, reference block, legend block, and grid coordinates
  • Identify the common symbols associated with logic diagrams
  • Describe the principles of logic gates and identify common logic gate types
  • Define the following terms:
    • Logic gates
    • Boolean logic
    • Ladder logic
    • Truth tables

611-05 Industrial Print Reading Overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the different types of drawings used by site employees to design, repair, and maintain equipment in the facility. In addition, you will have the skills necessary to determine which type of drawing should be used to acquire the specific information directing a specific project.

  • Explain the purpose drawings and schematics serve in an industrial setting
  • Describe seven categories most industrial drawings fall under
  • Discuss the purpose of a civil drawing
  • Describe two types of construction drawings commonly used in industrial facilities when new buildings or large equipment are constructed
  • Describe the use of mechanical drawings by facility mechanics as part of their jobs
  • Explain the purpose of electrical diagrams