Online Bearing Failure Analysis Course

BearingNews will launch in January 2014 a comprehensive online training course covering all aspects of why bearings fail and the techniques used to prevent the failures or damage from reoccurring. The course is one of the most detailed programs available today on this subject and is authored by Per Arnold Elgquist in conjunction with The Reliability Institute.
Course Content
The course consists of 18 different online modules, each approximately 30 minutes in length, coupled with a test at the end of each module and direct dialogue with Per Arnold himself if needed. The course not only covers how to effectively handle the process of Root Cause Failure Analysis on damaged or failure bearings, but also how to recognize the 10 different types of damage or failure.The course is Online accessible and can be completed at ones leisure or as time permits plus it is a voice over based innovative learning concept. The course can be individually taken in any of 12 different parts depending on the need, or can be taken as the complete whole program. Successful students will receive a CoC, (Certificate of Competence) in bearing failure analysis.
Introduction Video
Who Should Take This Course?
The course is a multi-disciplined program designed to cover all sectors of the bearing industry from Manufacturers to the final End Users. For example:

  • Maintenance and Service staff who are involved with bearing mounting and dismounting or maintenance.
  • Bearing Sales and Service staff working directly with bearing users.
  • Bearing Manufacturing and Service Staff working with dealers.
  • Condition monitoring people who need to couple bearing failure competencies to their diagnostic techniques and knowledge.
Per Arnold ElgquistWho is Per Arnold Elgqvist?
Per Arnold is a Mechanical Engineer, having graduated at the University of Gothenburg in 1970. He worked for SKF for 33 years and held many positions in both Sweden and Mexico, which included positions in Product Control and Product Engineering Manager. In the period of 1990 to 2003, he held the position of Technical Services Manager for SKF Mexico, where he was responsible for Service and Reliability Support and Training.In February 2003 he started his own company Servicios Tecnologicos Corporativos. SA de C.V. which continues today, with the main activities of Training and Consulting in Lubrication, Lubricants and Reliability of Rolling Element Bearings in different industrial applications.
He is a regular speaker at industrial maintenance seminars and his work covers the areas of Mexico, Venezuela and Brazil. Per Arnold is a fluent communicator in English, Swedish and Spanish and he is a member of STLE, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Tribo-Thermo-Dynamic Committee, Section Mexico and a member of the Editorial Staff of “ConMantenimientoProductivo”, a maintenance specialized magazine.
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