Educational Services

 

Enhance your capabilities with complimentary training and education courses focusing on several prevalent industry technologies and skill-sets. Emerson Educational Services offers these certified courses as part of the conference curriculum – a $475 – $700 value each if taken independently. Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) will be awarded for all course completions.

Educational Services Courses are scheduled for Tuesday, October 3rd 8:00am – 5:00pm; Wednesday, October 4th 8:00am – 5:00pm; and Thursday, October 5th 8:00am – 5:00pm. Specific course schedules will be listed in the myExchange scheduler tool after August 1st.  

How to Enroll

Educational Services courses require pre-registration in order to reserve an available seat and equipment. You can pre-register starting August 1st by adding the session to your personal agenda on the session scheduler tool, myExchange.

Note: You need to be registered for the conference to access myExchange.

Interactive Plant Environment – Offsite Courses

With the location of the conference this year, you have a very unique opportunity to attend educational courses held in the Rosemount Interactive Plant Environment. We have three courses, EDU-15456, EDU-15457 and EDU-15458, that will take place offsite at the Rosemount facility. Transportation will be provided to and from the facility.

Achieving Top Quartile Performance

EDU-15444

Top Quartile performance is a realistic goal for companies that will allow them to be in an exceptional position to excel beyond their competition and achieve maximum financial performance.  Also, Top Quartile companies enjoy more than 13% greater production availability of their assets over fourth quartile performers and by improving their maintenance procedures and technology staff exposure to safety risk bill be greatly reduced.  Participants will learn what is Top Quartile performace and the steps to making Top Quartile performace a reality.

Top Quartile performance is a realistic goal for companies that will allow them to be in an exceptional position to excel beyond their competition and achieve maximum financial performance.  Also, Top Quartile companies enjoy more than 13% greater production availability of their assets over fourth quartile performers and by improving their maintenance procedures and technology staff exposure to safety risk bill be greatly reduced.  Participants will learn what is Top Quartile performace and the steps to making Top Quartile performace a reality.

Approaches to Large Well Pad Automation

EDU-15429

O&G Producers continue to increase the number of wells per pad in the shale environment, and the approach to automation continues to evolve to meet their needs.  In this course, participants will be introduced to key technologies for deploying a large well pad solution and have the opportunity to configure system to meet these needs.  This will include ROC800 configuration, SmartProcess O&G Applications, and the Distributed RTU Network.

O&G Producers continue to increase the number of wells per pad in the shale environment, and the approach to automation continues to evolve to meet their needs.  In this course, participants will be introduced to key technologies for deploying a large well pad solution and have the opportunity to configure system to meet these needs.  This will include ROC800 configuration, SmartProcess O&G Applications, and the Distributed RTU Network.

Blended Learning: FIELDVUE Digital Valve Controller Using ValveLink

EDU-15430

This blended learning course will be delivered as a virtual classroom and live workshop event.  It offers insight on the operation of Fisher™ FIELDVUE™ digital valve controllers.  The course focuses on operational details such as repairing, maintaining, and calibrating FIELDVUE™ DVC2000 and FIELDVUE™ DVC6200 products.  Students will identify and understand components of a digital valve controller, describe and demonstrate proper instrument mounting, connect to a live device using ValveLink Software, discuss and perform a Guided Setup routine, and perform an Auto Travel Calibration routine.

This blended learning course will be delivered as a virtual classroom and live workshop event.  It offers insight on the operation of Fisher™ FIELDVUE™ digital valve controllers.  The course focuses on operational details such as repairing, maintaining, and calibrating FIELDVUE™ DVC2000 and FIELDVUE™ DVC6200 products.  Students will identify and understand components of a digital valve controller, describe and demonstrate proper instrument mounting, connect to a live device using ValveLink Software, discuss and perform a Guided Setup routine, and perform an Auto Travel Calibration routine.

Changes to partial stroke testing and the related evaluation criteria.

EDU-15431

The partial stroke test has been modified to better suit large actuators. New configurable scoring criteria have been added. The instrument automatically scores each test using the configured criteria and sets an appropriate alert. Both successful and abnormal partial stroke tests set a corresponding alert that can be logged for record keeping. To aid in the instrument setup for performing a PST, ValveLink offers a PST calibration.

The partial stroke test has been modified to better suit large actuators. New configurable scoring criteria have been added. The instrument automatically scores each test using the configured criteria and sets an appropriate alert. Both successful and abnormal partial stroke tests set a corresponding alert that can be logged for record keeping. To aid in the instrument setup for performing a PST, ValveLink offers a PST calibration.

Control Valve Sizing, Selection and Noise Prediction for Conventional and Non-Standard Process Applications

EDU-15432

This course is recommended for individuals who specify control valves for industrial processes.  The course will provide coverage of the theory and methods that fall within the scope of present day IEC/ISA control valve sizing and noise standards, and additionally address specific process applications that fall outside the scope of these standards from the perspective of “real” fluid behavior.  The participant will learn how to: identify the correct technical context of the application; identify the correct data for the application context; and perform preliminary valve sizing and selection.  This course serves as a companion course to [Ed Services course on Fisher Specification Manager].

This course is recommended for individuals who specify control valves for industrial processes.  The course will provide coverage of the theory and methods that fall within the scope of present day IEC/ISA control valve sizing and noise standards, and additionally address specific process applications that fall outside the scope of these standards from the perspective of “real” fluid behavior.  The participant will learn how to: identify the correct technical context of the application; identify the correct data for the application context; and perform preliminary valve sizing and selection.  This course serves as a companion course to [Ed Services course on Fisher Specification Manager].

Coriolis Installation Best Practices & Smart Meter Verification

EDU-15433

This Micro Motion short course is for anyone that is connected with the efficiency, safety and maintenance of any plant process and who wants to maximize profitability, uptime and product quality.  The growth of Coriolis Flow and Density meters continues to displace other technologies.  Whether you already use Coriolis or not, you will learn about how to apply it to challenging applications in your plant and also learn about Smart Meter Verification and the Data Historian feature of the new 5700 Transmitter.

This Micro Motion short course is for anyone that is connected with the efficiency, safety and maintenance of any plant process and who wants to maximize profitability, uptime and product quality.  The growth of Coriolis Flow and Density meters continues to displace other technologies.  Whether you already use Coriolis or not, you will learn about how to apply it to challenging applications in your plant and also learn about Smart Meter Verification and the Data Historian feature of the new 5700 Transmitter.

Custody and Fiscal Transfer - challenges, technology selection, issues and remedies

EDU-15434

The purpose of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of applicable standards, techniques and best practices in custody and fiscal transfer of liquid and gas.  Common product transfer measurement challenges (including proving), pros/cons and limitations with an emphasis on available technologies that are best deployed (Coriolis, Ultrasonic, DP Flow, Turbine, etc).  Review of custody transfer best practices and case studies.

The purpose of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of applicable standards, techniques and best practices in custody and fiscal transfer of liquid and gas.  Common product transfer measurement challenges (including proving), pros/cons and limitations with an emphasis on available technologies that are best deployed (Coriolis, Ultrasonic, DP Flow, Turbine, etc).  Review of custody transfer best practices and case studies.

DeltaV Cybersecurity

EDU-15435

The DeltaV Cybersecurity short course is intended for system administrators or IT personnel who support the security of the DeltaV system.  This course will focus on the newly adopted McAfee/Intel Security solutions.  Workshops will have students deploy endpoint protection and application whitelisting.  Students will use two hardware security appliances, the System Information Event Manager (SIEM) and Network Security Monitoring (NSM) appliances.  Time will be spent exploring how these technologies features and functions operate.  Studens will learn how these technologies meet Emerson’s defense-in-depth strategy for a DeltaV system.

The DeltaV Cybersecurity short course is intended for system administrators or IT personnel who support the security of the DeltaV system.  This course will focus on the newly adopted McAfee/Intel Security solutions.  Workshops will have students deploy endpoint protection and application whitelisting.  Students will use two hardware security appliances, the System Information Event Manager (SIEM) and Network Security Monitoring (NSM) appliances.  Time will be spent exploring how these technologies features and functions operate.  Studens will learn how these technologies meet Emerson’s defense-in-depth strategy for a DeltaV system.

DeltaV MPC

EDU-15436

The DeltaV Model Predictive Control short course is intended for process control personnel interested in configuring Model Predictive Control strategies using the DeltaV MPC Plus function block.  The students will develop an MPC strategy based on a control problem.  The students will create the control strategy, develop the model of the process, generate the control and test the result using Control Studio and PredictPro.

The DeltaV Model Predictive Control short course is intended for process control personnel interested in configuring Model Predictive Control strategies using the DeltaV MPC Plus function block.  The students will develop an MPC strategy based on a control problem.  The students will create the control strategy, develop the model of the process, generate the control and test the result using Control Studio and PredictPro.

DeltaV Simulate

EDU-15437

This short course is intended for engineering and operations personnel responsible for developing and delivering DeltaV operator training and or testing complex controls with DeltaV simulation. The course covers the DeltaV Simulate product features and how to use them while training operators. Topics include SimulatPro setup, save, restore, simulation playback, training scenarios, simulate conversion and native DeltaV simulation. This course includes hands-on workshops.

This short course is intended for engineering and operations personnel responsible for developing and delivering DeltaV operator training and or testing complex controls with DeltaV simulation. The course covers the DeltaV Simulate product features and how to use them while training operators. Topics include SimulatPro setup, save, restore, simulation playback, training scenarios, simulate conversion and native DeltaV simulation. This course includes hands-on workshops.

DeltaV SIS

EDU-15438

The DeltaV SIS short course is intended for process control personnel interested in configuring SIS control strategies using the Logic Solver Cause & Effect Matrix function block and the Logic Solver State Transition Diagram / Logic Solver Sequencer function blocks. The students will develop an SRS strategy based on a control problem.  The students will create the control strategy, develop the model of the process, generate the control and test the result using Control Studio and DeltaV Operate in a simulated environment.

The DeltaV SIS short course is intended for process control personnel interested in configuring SIS control strategies using the Logic Solver Cause & Effect Matrix function block and the Logic Solver State Transition Diagram / Logic Solver Sequencer function blocks. The students will develop an SRS strategy based on a control problem.  The students will create the control strategy, develop the model of the process, generate the control and test the result using Control Studio and DeltaV Operate in a simulated environment.

DeltaV Virtualization

EDU-15439

The DeltaV Virtualization short course is intended for DeltaV system administrators and IT personnel who support DeltaV Virtual Studio on the Dell VRTX hardware.  Students will be given an overview of the virtualization technology and VRTX hardware followed by hands-ons workshops utilizing DeltaV Virtual Studio and VRTX hardware.  Workshops will include creating DeltaV workstation virtual machines, modifying virtual machine prosperities post deployment, live migration between cluster hosts, configuring thin clients with DeltaV Remote Desktop Connection and editing virtual networks.

The DeltaV Virtualization short course is intended for DeltaV system administrators and IT personnel who support DeltaV Virtual Studio on the Dell VRTX hardware.  Students will be given an overview of the virtualization technology and VRTX hardware followed by hands-ons workshops utilizing DeltaV Virtual Studio and VRTX hardware.  Workshops will include creating DeltaV workstation virtual machines, modifying virtual machine prosperities post deployment, live migration between cluster hosts, configuring thin clients with DeltaV Remote Desktop Connection and editing virtual networks.

DP Flow Measurement Fundamentals – Basics and Utilizing New Technologies

EDU-15440

This course will cover everything from selecting the right DP Flow technology, to installation and commissioning of the DP Flowmeters.  Advantages and disadvantages of common DP flow technologies will be explained.  Attendees will get hands-on experience installing and using devices on live flowing demos to see the actual effects of common installation considerations.  Other topics will include straight piping requirements, troublesome impulse lines, the effects changing process conditions, MultiVariable transmitter configuration and cost effective technologies for larger line sizes.

This course will cover everything from selecting the right DP Flow technology, to installation and commissioning of the DP Flowmeters.  Advantages and disadvantages of common DP flow technologies will be explained.  Attendees will get hands-on experience installing and using devices on live flowing demos to see the actual effects of common installation considerations.  Other topics will include straight piping requirements, troublesome impulse lines, the effects changing process conditions, MultiVariable transmitter configuration and cost effective technologies for larger line sizes.

Energy Management Strategies for Process Plants

EDU-15441

This short course will review methods and technologies for improving energy management on an industrial process site.  Topics will include an introduction to the ISO 50001 methodology, review of technologies for measuring the major energy streams (WAGES – Water, Air, Gas, Electricity, Steam), techniques for improving the energy performance of significant energy process units such as boilers, heaters, and distillation columns, and the basics of implementing a site wide Energy Management Information System (EMIS).  All attendees will receive a copy of the Sustainable Energy Efficiency User Guide (132 pages) and other materials to support development of energy improvement projects at their sites.

This short course will review methods and technologies for improving energy management on an industrial process site.  Topics will include an introduction to the ISO 50001 methodology, review of technologies for measuring the major energy streams (WAGES – Water, Air, Gas, Electricity, Steam), techniques for improving the energy performance of significant energy process units such as boilers, heaters, and distillation columns, and the basics of implementing a site wide Energy Management Information System (EMIS).  All attendees will receive a copy of the Sustainable Energy Efficiency User Guide (132 pages) and other materials to support development of energy improvement projects at their sites.

Interactive Plant Environment: Commissioning & Loop Checking Wireless Devices

EDU-15457

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will teach you the unique documentation and procedural differences for commissioning and loop checking wireless. Practical labs consist of commissioning, documenting, and loop checking wireless devices. Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where courses simulate real-life plant situations.

 

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will teach you the unique documentation and procedural differences for commissioning and loop checking wireless. Practical labs consist of commissioning, documenting, and loop checking wireless devices. Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where courses simulate real-life plant situations.

 

Interactive Plant Environment: Higher Performance Through Best Practices

EDU-15456

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will help you to identify best practices around performance and installation of Rosemount technologies. Alternative installations will also be reviewed. Practical labs consist of evaluating a variety of Rosemount instruments installed in our plant environment. Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where courses simulate real-life plant situations.

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will help you to identify best practices around performance and installation of Rosemount technologies. Alternative installations will also be reviewed. Practical labs consist of evaluating a variety of Rosemount instruments installed in our plant environment. Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where courses simulate real-life plant situations.

Interactive Plant Environment: Valve Troubleshooting with ValvelinkTM Software

EDU-15458

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will teach you how to unlock your plant’s true potential through improved asset management of control valves using Fisher™ FIELDVUE™ Digital Valve Controllers and ValveLink™ Software.  Both Advanced (offline) and Performance (online) diagnostics will be used to monitor control valve health, identify potential problems, and troubleshoot the assembly.  Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where specially designed courses simulate real-life plant situations.

Session held at Rosemount Shakopee facility

Learning will be hands-on in our simulated plant. Our experts will teach you how to unlock your plant’s true potential through improved asset management of control valves using Fisher™ FIELDVUE™ Digital Valve Controllers and ValveLink™ Software.  Both Advanced (offline) and Performance (online) diagnostics will be used to monitor control valve health, identify potential problems, and troubleshoot the assembly.  Field communications will be available through: AMS Device Manager, AMS Trex, and 475 Field Communicator. We are excited to offer this course for the first-time ever at Emerson’s Global Headquarters for Rosemount Products at the Interactive Plant Environment, where specially designed courses simulate real-life plant situations.

Introducing the FB Flow Computer

EDU-15442

This short course is for anyone concerned with fiscal measurement in the oil & gas industry and will highlight how to perform critical tasks using Emerson’s new family of Flow Computers, the FB 1000 and 2000 Series.  Students will be given an overview of the devices and configuration software, followed by a hands-on workshop utilizing FBxConnect and the FB2200.  The workshop will include using the FBxConnect configuration software to connect to the FB2200, perform initial configuration, set up meter runs and control, calibrate field devices, and perform typical operational tasks.

This short course is for anyone concerned with fiscal measurement in the oil & gas industry and will highlight how to perform critical tasks using Emerson’s new family of Flow Computers, the FB 1000 and 2000 Series.  Students will be given an overview of the devices and configuration software, followed by a hands-on workshop utilizing FBxConnect and the FB2200.  The workshop will include using the FBxConnect configuration software to connect to the FB2200, perform initial configuration, set up meter runs and control, calibrate field devices, and perform typical operational tasks.

Learning Lab

EDU-15443

Emerson is working with our customers on a consultative basis to help them assess, by job role, the skills gaps by individual. We call this the “competency development” program. We assess the individuals, identify the gaps, and put a blended learning training plan in place to bridge those gaps.  Over the last few years Emerson has developed new flexible training delivery options. The new options include virtual classroom, HD streaming video and eLearning courses that compliment traditional classroom courses. Each attendee will get a chance to hands-on sample many of the new course types.

Emerson is working with our customers on a consultative basis to help them assess, by job role, the skills gaps by individual. We call this the “competency development” program. We assess the individuals, identify the gaps, and put a blended learning training plan in place to bridge those gaps.  Over the last few years Emerson has developed new flexible training delivery options. The new options include virtual classroom, HD streaming video and eLearning courses that compliment traditional classroom courses. Each attendee will get a chance to hands-on sample many of the new course types.

Practical Loop Tuning using Lambda Tuning Method

EDU-15445

Practical Loop Tuning using Lambda Tuning Method’ short course is a introduction to modern process control concepts that include understanding process dynamics and the use of non-oscillatory Lambda loop tuning methods to improve loop performance and minimize process variability.

Practical Loop Tuning using Lambda Tuning Method’ short course is a introduction to modern process control concepts that include understanding process dynamics and the use of non-oscillatory Lambda loop tuning methods to improve loop performance and minimize process variability.

Pressure Transmitter Fundamentals - How to Specify, Install, Commission and Maintain

EDU-15446

This course will cover how a pressure transmitter works as well as how to specify, install, commission and maintain your basic pressure transmitters.  Attendees will get hands on experience using live devices and industry standard maintenance equipment to learn best practices and to maximize the capabilities of a pressure transmitter.  This course will also show how to better select pressure instrumentation by focusing on key features available and the benefits that will make your plant and maintenance more efficient.

This course will cover how a pressure transmitter works as well as how to specify, install, commission and maintain your basic pressure transmitters.  Attendees will get hands on experience using live devices and industry standard maintenance equipment to learn best practices and to maximize the capabilities of a pressure transmitter.  This course will also show how to better select pressure instrumentation by focusing on key features available and the benefits that will make your plant and maintenance more efficient.

Produced Fluids Management and Well Optimization

EDU-15447

Optimizing Well Pad Automation with Pre-engineered Applications – E&P Workforce and budget reductions test the mettle of Industry professionals to achieve production gains and Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.   Custom software requires specialized staff to program, is expensive to maintain and can often expose producers to unwanted regulatory scrutiny to ensure compliance.  This course will introduce you to the implementation of standardized pre-engineered well pad software applications which speed well pad completions, reduce operational costs and improve inventory accounting through deployment of Well Optimization, Surface Control Automation, and Produced Fluids management applications using the ROC800 RTU/Flow Computer.

Optimizing Well Pad Automation with Pre-engineered Applications – E&P Workforce and budget reductions test the mettle of Industry professionals to achieve production gains and Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.   Custom software requires specialized staff to program, is expensive to maintain and can often expose producers to unwanted regulatory scrutiny to ensure compliance.  This course will introduce you to the implementation of standardized pre-engineered well pad software applications which speed well pad completions, reduce operational costs and improve inventory accounting through deployment of Well Optimization, Surface Control Automation, and Produced Fluids management applications using the ROC800 RTU/Flow Computer.

Reliability Awareness

EDU-15448

Reliability Awareness is an overview of the essential reliability elements for that reinforces how a strong reliability program helps corporations achieve success.  The session will cover the basic elements of program development based on RCM principles and a proactive maintenance approach for the development of a successful maintenance program.

Reliability Awareness is an overview of the essential reliability elements for that reinforces how a strong reliability program helps corporations achieve success.  The session will cover the basic elements of program development based on RCM principles and a proactive maintenance approach for the development of a successful maintenance program.

Solids Measurement Technologies

EDU-15449

Discover the solutions for measuring the level of solids. Find out what the different technologies are and how they work. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies. Discover some great applications and get hands on experience with acoustic devices and non-contacting radar for solids measurement.

Discover the solutions for measuring the level of solids. Find out what the different technologies are and how they work. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies. Discover some great applications and get hands on experience with acoustic devices and non-contacting radar for solids measurement.

Tank Management – Understanding the dos, don’ts and standards behind Tank Pressure Control and Overfill prevention

EDU-15450

This two-part course will provide deeper understanding of the dos, don’ts and standards behind tank pressure control and overfill prevention.  Many tank owners are living with poor tank pressure control, or the effects of poor tank pressure control t high that can include excessive nitrogen usage and maintenance costs as well as product quality issues. The challenge is that many tank owners and operators don’t know where to start to improve their systems. Tank owners will learn how each of the tank top pressure control devices works and, most importantly, key aspects to focus on to make sure the devices properly work together. In addition to pressure controls accurate and reliable overfill detection and prevention is vital to ensuring that movements within the terminal are conducted in a safe manner.  API2350 overfill prevention standards will be reviewed along with common issues with overfill detection equipment and the basics of a compliant overfill protection program approach.

This two-part course will provide deeper understanding of the dos, don’ts and standards behind tank pressure control and overfill prevention.  Many tank owners are living with poor tank pressure control, or the effects of poor tank pressure control t high that can include excessive nitrogen usage and maintenance costs as well as product quality issues. The challenge is that many tank owners and operators don’t know where to start to improve their systems. Tank owners will learn how each of the tank top pressure control devices works and, most importantly, key aspects to focus on to make sure the devices properly work together. In addition to pressure controls accurate and reliable overfill detection and prevention is vital to ensuring that movements within the terminal are conducted in a safe manner.  API2350 overfill prevention standards will be reviewed along with common issues with overfill detection equipment and the basics of a compliant overfill protection program approach.

Temperature Fundamentals and New Products Available From Emerson

EDU-15451

This course will cover how to install, commission and maintain your temperature measurement points.  Attendees will get hands-on, practical experience using devices and industry standard maintenance equipment to learn best practices and maximize your use of available temperature transmitter capabilities.  This course will also show how to better select temperature instrumentation by focusing on key new features available and the benefits that will make your plant and maintenance more efficient.

This course will cover how to install, commission and maintain your temperature measurement points.  Attendees will get hands-on, practical experience using devices and industry standard maintenance equipment to learn best practices and maximize your use of available temperature transmitter capabilities.  This course will also show how to better select temperature instrumentation by focusing on key new features available and the benefits that will make your plant and maintenance more efficient.

The Asset Performance Model (APM) Connecting Asset: Reliability, Performance Modelling, Failure Hierarchy and Technology.

EDU-15452

The Asset Performance Model is is process that enables the end user to connect the processes of: reliability, modeling the current to future performance improvements, understand the hierarchy of failures and the correct application of technology to identify proactive actions moving the end user forward in effectively managing their assets.
An overview of the APM will be covered explaining how to obtain the data needed to build the model, identify gaps in the installed technology required to improve information that can be sourced from the model, and how to prioritize closure of those gaps.

The Asset Performance Model is is process that enables the end user to connect the processes of: reliability, modeling the current to future performance improvements, understand the hierarchy of failures and the correct application of technology to identify proactive actions moving the end user forward in effectively managing their assets.
An overview of the APM will be covered explaining how to obtain the data needed to build the model, identify gaps in the installed technology required to improve information that can be sourced from the model, and how to prioritize closure of those gaps.

Valve Sizing and Selection for Severe and Critical Service

EDU-15453

This course is recommended for individuals who deal with challenging industrial processes that depend on severe or critical service control valves.  The course covers the process of sizing and selecting control valve solutions for severe and critical service applications.  Focus will be on cavitation, erosion, corrosion, out-gassing, and high noise applications.  For each, the discussion will cover how to identify the condition, the underlying theory, and a review of the process used to come up with potential solutions.  This information is applicable to those involved with both initial system design and those responsible for operation, maintenance, and improvement of existing fluid systems. This course serves as a companion course to [Ed Services course on Fisher Specification Manager].

This course is recommended for individuals who deal with challenging industrial processes that depend on severe or critical service control valves.  The course covers the process of sizing and selecting control valve solutions for severe and critical service applications.  Focus will be on cavitation, erosion, corrosion, out-gassing, and high noise applications.  For each, the discussion will cover how to identify the condition, the underlying theory, and a review of the process used to come up with potential solutions.  This information is applicable to those involved with both initial system design and those responsible for operation, maintenance, and improvement of existing fluid systems. This course serves as a companion course to [Ed Services course on Fisher Specification Manager].

Visualizing Machinery Vibration

EDU-15454

It can take years of training and experience to master vibration analysis.  The analysis of vibration waveform data and spectra is often compared to learning another language.  One tool that vibration analysts sometimes use to help simplify the analysis, and demonstrate vibration characteristics to others who may have limited vibration experience is ODS, or Operational Deflection Shape.  In this short course, students will witness a live demonstration of ODS. This demonstration will begin with data collection using the AMS 2140 and end with the ODS animation created using AMS Machinery Manager and Vibrant Technology’s ME’scopeVES animation software.

It can take years of training and experience to master vibration analysis.  The analysis of vibration waveform data and spectra is often compared to learning another language.  One tool that vibration analysts sometimes use to help simplify the analysis, and demonstrate vibration characteristics to others who may have limited vibration experience is ODS, or Operational Deflection Shape.  In this short course, students will witness a live demonstration of ODS. This demonstration will begin with data collection using the AMS 2140 and end with the ODS animation created using AMS Machinery Manager and Vibrant Technology’s ME’scopeVES animation software.

Wireless Level Solutions and Advanced Diagnostics

EDU-15455

Learn the ins and outs of setting up wireless devices, especially the wireless guided wave radar and the wireless vibrating fork switch. See how easy they are to set up and configure, learn key features, and how they work, and discover some great applications. Also learn how to access advanced diagnostic features. Get hands on experience setting up a wireless network and with wireless level devices.

Learn the ins and outs of setting up wireless devices, especially the wireless guided wave radar and the wireless vibrating fork switch. See how easy they are to set up and configure, learn key features, and how they work, and discover some great applications. Also learn how to access advanced diagnostic features. Get hands on experience setting up a wireless network and with wireless level devices.