Aspen DMC3 User Certification Exam

An Aspen DMC3 Certified User has proven in-depth understanding of and the practical skills required to perform fundamental tasks in building and maintaining Advanced Process Control (APC) applications.  Passing this exam proves your skills in:  building the Finite Impulse Response (FIR) model using FIR and SubSpace Identification with step test data.  This person also demonstrates fluency with some advanced skills in steady state and dynamic tunings for obtaining optimal performance of the controller. 

Audience:

Engineers who are maintaining or designing/ implementing Aspen DMC3 controller

Exam Details

  • EXAM NAME:

    Aspen DMC3 User Certification Exam

  • EXAM NUMBER:

    ACU-DMC301

  • FORMAT:

    Multiple choice and lab

  • EXPIRATION:

    3 Years

  • DURATION:

    3 hours

  • NUMBER OF QUESTIONS:

    48

  • PASSING SCORE:

    70 %

  • LEVEL:

    Aspen Certified User

  • SOFTWARE PROVIDED:

    Aspen DMC3

Exam Preparation

Training is not required, however it's highly recommended. 
You will benefit from the optional instructor-led courses:
Model and Build Aspen DMC3 controllers using Aspen DMC3 Builder (New Online Offering) 
Model and Build Apen DMC3 controllers using Aspen DMC3 Builder (Virtual or In-Person)

Review Exam Topics 
Study Guide

Exam Guidelines

During your online exam you will be proctored by our certified instructors.

The following are required for you to take the exam:
1. WebCam to monitor you
2. High speed internet - ensure you have minimal devices connected and use ethernet cord if internet is slow. Run this test: https://use.cloudshare.com/Ent/Machine.mvc/testpage#/
3. Google Chrome Web Browser

Review Aspen certification guidelines before taking the exam. You must be familiar with technology used for online exams and the expectations. 

After the exam

Results will be sent to you within two weeks.

If you passed the exam, you will recieve an email to post your credentials on Linkedin. Please make sure you provided your Linkedin email address on the exam to the proctor. 
View the instructions to post your credentials on Linkedin.

In your post when you “Share to Linkedin” feel free to edit verbiage, however please use the below hashtags. 
Proud to announce that I am certified as an Aspen DMC3 Certified User.
#AspenDMC3 #processcontrol #aspenusercertification

If retake needed, a report will be provided identifying areas of improvement. Read Aspen Certification Policy of when you are eligible to take the next exam.

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