Public Training Seminars

Pioneer Engineering offers ISO 18436-2 compliant vibration analysis courses in our training facility located in Fort Collins, CO. Our classes are held in aVibration Analysis Courses Hands-on Training public setting and are designed for students at any level of experience who are interested in professional development. All of our courses can be tailored to fit your learning style; we will customize our classes to suit your needs. 

Interested in taking a course? Click on the course titles below to learn more about the course deliverables and prerequisites. You can sign up directly online or contact our office here

Our courses are fully compliant with the ISO 18436-2 for vibration analysis training, and we offer accredited certification through the Vibration Institute for Categories I-III.

Upcoming Public Courses

Introduction to Vibration Analysis – ISO Category I

Jul 24-27, 2017  Baton Rouge, LA          Aug 14-17, 2017  Fort Collins, CO          Aug 28-31, 2017 Lake Charles, LA

In our Introduction to Vibration Analysis course, learn how to establish a vibration condition monitoring program, as well as begin to understand the fundamentals of vibration signature analysis. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an introductory course in condition monitoring using vibration analysis.

A minimum of a secondary education diploma or equivalent is recommended.

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Intermediate Vibration Analysis - ISO Category II

Sept 11-15, 2017 Lake Charles, LA              Sept 18-22, 2017 Baton Rouge,LA             Sept 25-29, 2017 Fort Collins, CO

In our Intermediate Applied Vibration Analysis course, students will learn how to specify basic FFT parameters, establish initial alarm set points, and perform fundamental signature and phase analysis. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an intermediate course in vibration analysis.

A minimum of a secondary education diploma or equivalent is recommended.

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Advanced Applied Vibration Analysis – ISO Category III

May 8-12, 2017 Fort Collins     Oct 2-6, 2017 Baton Rouge     Oct 16-20, 2017 Lake Charles    Oct 23-27, 2017  Fort Collins

Students who successfully complete the advanced applied vibration analysis course will be able to compute statistical alarms, interpret Lissajous Orbits, and apply advanced FFT techniques (i.e. Synchronous Time Averaging, Order Tracking and Demodulation) and time domain analysis on a variety of machine assemblies. This class is intended for maintenance technicians and engineers who want an advanced course in vibration analysis.

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Basic Reciprocating Engine Analysis (AQE1)

May 16-19, 2017   CSU Powerhouse in Fort Collins, CO
 
The Basic Reciprocating Engine Analysis (AQE1) course will be taught by both Pioneer Engineering and Windrock at the CSU Powerhouse.
 
Prerequisite: Successful completion of AQA1 or currently using the analyzer and have successfully completed the appropriate Analyzer Start-up Assistance Training.Requires instructor interview if AQA1 was not taken.
 
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Basic Compressor Analysis (AQC1)

May 23-26, 2017  CSU Powerhouse in Fort Collins, CO

Basic Reciprocating Compressor Analysis course will be taught by both Pioneer Engineering and Windrock at the CSU Powerhouse

Prerequisite: Successful completion of AQA1 or currently using the analyzer and have successfully completed the appropriate Analyzer Startup Assistance Training. Requires instructor interview if AQA1 was not taken.

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Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

May 1-5, 2017  South Arkansas Community College in El Dorado, AR.  Please contact Sherri @ 870-864-8453

Learn how to optimize your reliability centered maintenance strategies by using the techniques presented in John Moubray's text, Reliability Centered Maintenance - RCM II.  The course starts with a discussion on Functions and Functional Failures, then moves on to Failure Modes, Effects, and Consequences.  It then covers task selection and finishes with tips for implementation and facilitation.

Prerequisites:          Secondary Education Diploma is recommended.

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Dynamic Balancing - Category IV

June 12-14, 2017  Fort Collins

In this hands-on dynamic balancing course, the students will learn how to properly identify and diagnose unbalance as well as perform single and two plane field balancing.  Attendees will diagnose unbalance using phase analysis coupled with traditional spectral analysis and will learn the single plane vector method in order to understand the balancing procedure.  Tips and tricks from years of experience are shared with students throughout the course to ensure they can successfully perform dynamic balancing in the field.  

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Alignment- Category IV

TBD

In this hands-on course, students will learn the fundamental concepts of hands-on alignment techniques and laser shaft alignment. Students will also learn the effects and importance of removing soft foot and correcting for weak bases.

Class can be individually tailored for the experience level of individual students.

Tips and tricks from years of experience are shared with students throughout the course to ensure they can successfully and efficiently perform precision shaft alignment in the field.

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