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    Introduction to Science Lab Building Systems

    • Sep. 28-30, 2021 - Madison, WI (C053)
    Improve the safety and energy-efficient operations of science and engineering research laboratories by gaining an understanding of the unique requirements of the lab environment and the building systems that support them. You will learn to identify preventive maintenance issues and possible energy conservation measures, validate HVAC design assumptions and criteria, and evaluate high-performance fume hoods on your lab projects.
    Discipline: Mechanical

    Developing a High-Performance Maintenance and Reliability Organization

    • Oct. 4-5, 2021 - Live Online (C331)
    • Feb. 7-8, 2022 - Madison, WI (C438)
    In today’s competitive business environment, the difference between success and failure is often based on how well our machines and facilities perform. Maintenance Management 101 provides detailed strategic approaches to management and leadership in maintenance and reliability.  You will leave this course with the ability to create a strategy, and develop and manage your team.  The course will also include an overview of major approaches such as Reliability Centered Maintenance, ISO55000, and PM Optimization for effectively managing assets.  
    Discipline: Industrial

    Analysis of Transients in Power Systems

    • Oct. 5-8, 2021 - Live Online (C316)
    Electromagnetic transients are real and disruptive events in power systems. Yet, they are often difficult to study. Receive hands-on experience with practical power systems. Learn to model and analyze actual events in real power systems. Studies include lightning-induced waves, switching transients, and power electronic contributions.
    Discipline: Electrical

    Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Systems

    • Oct. 6-8, 2021 - Madison, WI (U452)
    • Mar. 2-4, 2022 - Madison, WI (C326)
    • Oct. 5-7, 2022 - Madison, WI (C413)
    Anhydrous ammonia is a "natural refrigerant" that does not harm the ozone layer, has no global warming potential, and is popular because of its environmental friendliness and unmatched thermodynamic properties. This course will help you understand the benefits of ammonia through an exploration and comparison of other refrigerants, thermodynamics, refrigeration cycles, and related equipment.
    Discipline: Mechanical

    Planning and Scheduling Maintenance Operations

    • Oct. 6-7, 2021 - Live Online (C332)
    • Feb. 9-10, 2022 - Madison, WI (C439)
    This course, formerly known as, "Effectively Planning and Scheduling Your Maintenance Operations," meets one of the five-course requirements of the popular Maintenance and Reliability Management Certificate. You will learn to develop and execute an effective maintenance planning and scheduling process and track KPIs and metrics; accurately estimate time and materials for maintenance PM and PdM activities; and use your CMMS to complete maintenance work orders on time.
    Discipline: Industrial

    Troubleshooting Laser Welds

    • Oct. 7-8, 2021 - Des Plaines (Chicago), IL (C433)
    Learn the root causes of laser welding defects, examine troubleshooting techniques, and perform micrograph cross-section measurements with a digital microscope. This course will also discuss how to implement Statistical Process Control (SPC) into your laser welding process, develop product weld specifications, and return your processes to its original optimal design.
    Discipline: Mechanical

    The Commissioning Process for Delivering Quality Constructed Projects

    • Oct. 11-13, 2021 - Madison, WI (U399)
    • Jan. 10-14, 2022 - Live Online (C468)
    • May 16-18, 2022 - Madison, WI (C459)
    Learn why the Commissioning Process (CxP) provides consistent, cost-effective, and successful delivery of new buildings and constructed projects, and enhances the performance of existing buildings. Gain tools and techniques to incorporate this quality process from pre-design through the life of the facility. Highly valuable for all project team members, this course covers CxP goals, process steps, cost and benefits, case studies, and more.
    Discipline: Mechanical

    Understanding Medium-Voltage Switchgear

    • Oct. 11-12, 2021 - Live Online (C317)
    Proper switchgear design and operation is fundamental to safe and reliable medium-voltage (MV) electrical distribution systems. This class is designed to give medium-voltage engineers, designers, specifiers, owners, and operators the tools they need to better understand these valuable system assets. Through a combination of lectures and practical exercises, you'll increase your awareness of switchgear types, applications, layouts, ratings, and protection and control systems.
    Discipline: Electrical
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