Faculty of Science, Agriculture & Engineering

Short Courses (CPD)

Short Courses (CPD)


In response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, Newcastle University is not delivering any face-to-face CPD programmes before January 2021. If you are interested in studying any of our modules online, contact the CPD Unit for advice.


About the Course

Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control

An understanding of how data analysis methods are used in the process industries.

This course provides you with an introduction to linear and non-linear data analysis techniques relevant to the process industries.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is particularly appropriate for those involved in analysing industrial process data and building models from data. It provides an introduction to linear and non-linear data analysis and modelling techniques, and data reconciliation techniques relevant to the process industries.

This course is also delivered on at least one of the Faculty's Masters programmes in the School of Engineering, and you will attend alongside full and part time registered students.

Course dates

This course has already been delivered or dates are currently being arranged. Submit an Expression of Interest if you would like to be notified of future dates.

Objectives and Outline

Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • understand the use of data analysis methods relevant to the process industries
  • analyse complex industrial data
  • build linear and non-linear models from data
  • design software sensors and analyse your developed models

You'll also have enhanced your skills in MATLAB programming.

Course Outline

  • Data gathering
  • Data conditioning
  • Graphical techniques (eg Scatter and Box-Whisker plots)
  • Correlation techniques
  • Linear regression (Single and Multi-variate)
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Principal Component Regression
  • Partial Least Square Regression
  • Non-linear regression
  • Quality of estimates (Confidence bounds)
  • standard errors
  • Hypothesis tests
  • Analysis of variance)
  • Model validation
  • Data reconciliation
  • Application of techniques to real problems
  • Inferential Measurement
Course dates

This course has already been delivered or dates are currently being arranged. Submit an Expression of Interest if you would like to be notified of future dates.

Further Information

Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control

Academic Module Outline

This course is also delivered as a Module (code CME8014) on at least one of the Faculty's Masters programmes, the majority of which can be studied part time, making them suitable for those in employment. You will attend with full and part time registered students. The Academic Module Outline is available via the University's Module Catalogue.

Course Materials

During the course, you will be able to access course materials electronically using the University Wifi. We suggest that you bring a laptop or tablet with PDF viewer if you wish to refer to the notes during the course. Please ensure that you make sure your electronic device is fully charged, as access to charging points may be limited within the lecture rooms.

Update to Course Content

Please note that our courses are reviewed regularly, both in response to feedback and so that information about recent research and developments can be included. Thus, content may be subject to change.

Presenters

Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control

Presenters

Newcastle University

Fees

Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control

Fees

  • Data Analysis and Reconciliation for Control
    • £1325 (duration 5 days)

We offer a 30 percent discount to full time students and to Newcastle University staff.

The course fee includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

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This course has already been delivered or dates are currently being arranged. Submit an Expression of Interest if you would like to be notified of future dates.