Online Class: Model and Build Aspen DMC3 controllers using Aspen DMC3 Builder

Course Id:  APC105   |   Duration:  5.00 day(s)   |   CEUs Awarded:  3.5   |   Level:  Introductory

Course Objective

This is the “Online” version of our popular APC105: Model and Build Aspen DMC3 controllers using Aspen DMC3 Builder for APC Engineers course. This Online version is delivered through a combination of self-paced eLearning that you can complete over 4 weeks with live, online expert-led sessions, hands-on workshops and interactive online discussion boards.  Students usually spend 8 to 12 hours per week to complete this online course.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand Aspen APC suite infrastructure and how different Aspen APC applications interact with each other
  • Model Aspen DMC3 model controller and understand its characteristics and tuning parameters
  • Deploy an Aspen Advanced Process Control (APC) Application online to control the plant
  • Use Steady state & dynamic tuning parameters like MV/CV cost, CV rank, concerns and suppression to seek most profitable target and operating point.
  • Implement variable transforms and custom calculation in Aspen DMC3 builder


  • Fully online. Our online classes are designed for flexibility. This allows you to plan study time that fits your schedule.
  • Learn from anywhere. No travel required.
  • Practical skills learned through hands-on, self-paced workshops
  • Guidance from a live instructor
  • Exchange ideas with classmates and instructor through online discussion boards
  • Class prepares you for the Aspen User Certification exam


Anyone who needs a flexible & effective way to master Aspen DMC3 Builder fundamentals at their own pace

Class Schedule

Class Agenda

APC105: Online Class: Model and Build Aspen DMC3 controllers using Aspen DMC3 Builder

Each week starts with short, online instruction by a live expert through a web meeting. Students exchange ideas, get help and interact with the class & instructor through an online discussion board.  The online discussion board is open throughout the class and is monitored by the instructor during fixed hours.

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Aspen Technology, Inc. awards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for training classes conducted by our organization. One CEU is granted for every 10 hours of class participation.