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CAT-I

ISO 18436 Category I
Basic Vibration Analyst Training & Certification

Public Courses and Online Training
Learn vibration analysis from the world’s leading provider of training & certification. At Mobius Institute,
we offer the most understandable and interesting training available. Our Crystal Clear™ training
methodology is unique; using hundreds of 3D animations and software simulations that make complex
concepts easier to understand. We offer ISO 18436 Category I to IV training via public venue courses as
well as online through the Mobius Institute website.

Mobius Institute is ISO/IEC 17024 and ISO 18436-1 accredited, meaning that you are assured that your
certification meets the highest global standards, and our training teaches you everything you need to
know according to the ISO 18436 standard for vibration analyst training. There is no more highly
regarded training & certification available.

oil analysis. you will be captivated by the Mobius training methods. averaging and other analyzer settings mean • How to analyze vibration spectra. . looseness. repeatable measurements • What the Fmax. so if you have several people to train. the importance of improved reliability. We use 3D animations. resolution. You will come away with a solid understanding of why we monitor the condition of rotating machinery (and other critical assets). You won’t come away as an expert. difficult to understand (and boring). rolling element bearings faults. this course is for you. infrared analysis (thermography). that’s what our more advanced courses are for. and numerous software simulators that completely demystify vibration analysis. You will come away from the course with a solid understanding of: • The benefits of performing condition monitoring and improving reliability • The condition monitoring technologies: acoustic emission. You have the opportunity to do just that. Flash simulations. motor testing • How machines work – via supplementary self-study using the “Equipment Knowledge” section • How vibration measurements can tell you about the condition of the machine • How to collect good. resonance. and how vibration can be successfully measured and analyzed to provide an early warning of a wide range of fault conditions.com to see the courses scheduled in your area. certified Mobius Institute instructor at Mobius Institute authorized training centers in 50 countries throughout the world. and the basics of fault diagnosis: unbalance. we can come to your location. CAT-I Course Overview The Mobius Institute Category I course is the ideal starting place for new vibration analysts.mobiusinstitute. When senior vibration analysts attend our classes they often say “if only I could have learned this way when I got started”. While vibration training courses have traditionally been very theoretical. and other conditions • An introduction to setting alarm limits Our public courses are conducted by an experienced. If you are ready to get started in vibration analysis and condition monitoring. and you will enjoy our practical approach. All of our training courses are also offered at your site. and you will truly understand what you are doing. people collecting vibration data. See the Mobius institute website at www. wear particle analysis. and those who want a better understanding of vibration analysis and condition monitoring. Mobius makes learning about vibration analysis unique. You will take away skills that you can immediately apply to your job. misalignment.

2 hours. CAT-I Course Description Duration: 3 ½ days Cat I / Level I Format: Live course or via online learning Category I . and horizontal readings The BEST Analysts are MOBIUS Trained™ .Candidate Profile: Optional: ½ day Review & certification examination. 70% • You are relatively new to vibration passing grade analysis • You are or will be collecting vibration data Compliance: ISO 18436 Category I – Vibration Analyst. you will understand how to take good measurements. ASNT SNT. but 6 months of experience is required for certification. vertical. and you will be ready to begin analyzing vibration spectra. Outcome: You will come away from this course with a very good understanding of vibration analysis fundamentals. radial. • You are or will be analyzing vibration data TC-1A Recommended Practice • You look forward to the opportunity to develop your skills in the field of machine Public Course Pre-Study: Registered students are given access to condition & vibration analysis the online version of the course via the Mobius Institute Learning • You are seeking to become certified to Zone before the class and for six months after course completion international standards (ISO-18436) by an to assist them with converting the course information into practice accredited certification body • You want to become more valuable to Online Learning: Registered students are given access to the your employer Mobius Institute Learning Management System for a period of 6 months to provide ample time to learn the material and prepare for the optional certification examination Certification Prerequisite: Prior experience is not required for attending the training course. Topics covered: • Maintenance practices • A quick introduction to mounting the • Condition monitoring accelerometer and surface preparation • Principles of vibration • Naming conventions • Introduction to vibration measurement • What are “routes” and how do you create • An introduction to the time waveform them? • An introduction to the spectrum • Signal processing • An introduction to forcing frequencies • A quick tour of your analyzer • Explaining the different vibration units • Spectral averaging • A brief introduction to phase • Vibration analysis • Data acquisition • The spectrum analysis process • A quick review of data acquisition • What is resonance – a quick introduction • How do we measure vibration? • Diagnosing common fault conditions • Where to place the sensor on the • Setting alarm limits machine • Understanding axial.

view the public course schedule for your area. and become certified by taking the optional certification examination through invigilation.com © 2015 – Mobius Institute – All rights reserved. and to follow up after the course).com or contact an authorized training center in your region.com/certification. The purchase of the online learning course includes six months access to the Mobius Learning Management System (LMS) where you are provided the complete course content. please visit www.The purchase of the public course includes six months of access to the Mobius Learning Zone (an excellent web resource to prepare for the course. Mobius Institute also maintains a listing of all certified analysts on our website and provides each analyst with a certification confirmation webpage. a course manual. Don’t hesitate to mail your questions to learn@mobiusinstitute. MOBIUS INSTITUTE AUSTRALIA – BELGIUM – COSTA RICA – UNITED STATES and authorized training centers in 50 countries. CAT-I Certification All Mobius certified analysts receive personalized logos with their certification number and name for their own professional use. you can order a hard copy training manual. carefully explained and demonstrated on-screen.mobiusinstitute.mobiusinstitute. Optionally. Examinations for certification are offered as an option at the end of the course. Get started today Go to our website to learn more about our public and online learning courses. For more information about Mobius Institute’s accreditation. CONTACT: learn@mobiusinstitute. . and the recognition of your certification by the ISO 18436 standard. Mobius mouse pad with fault diagnostic reminders and pen. quick-reference guide.com www.