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Airborne Ultrasound - Level 1 Certification Course (30th May to 2nd June 2016)

This is the Airborne Ultrasound Level I Certification Course to be held in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The course will be conducted by trainer (Mr. Mark Goodman) from UE Systems Inc who was the technical director of UE Systems and has about 38 years experience with this ultrasound equipment. The course contents are recommended by ASNT (American Society for Nondestructive Testing) SNT-TC-1A practices and standard.

Date: 30th May to 2nd June 2016
Renaissance/ Sunway Hotel (4-star Hotel)
Course Provider: UE Systems Inc., USA
Course Fees: USD 1,599.00

The people who should attend this are:

  • Existing users of Ultraprobe equipment (Ultraprobe 2000, 9000, 10000 and Latest Model 15000 touch, and other ultrasonics equipment user etc)
  • Clients such as consultant, etc that either contract out or supervise inspections for Electrical, Mechanical, Steam traps, Gas leaks, etc
  • Clients who is still deciding whether it would be better to buy or contract services to qualified personnel.
  • Service contractors or consultants
  • Anyone who wants to know how this Non-Destructive Test using Ultrasound can help them to maintenance their equipment and save cost $$
  • Course material and demo equipment will be provided. For practical section, participant are encourage to bring along their ultrasonic test set.

Airborne Ultrasound
Level I Certification Training on
30th May to 2nd June 2016

Date: 30th May to 2nd June 2016
Renaissance/ Sunway Hotel (4-star Hotel)
Time: 0900 to 1830hrs every day (Total 4 days class)

Outline of Some of the Topics of Basic Course, Level I:

Day 1 Certification requirements for Level I, Level II and Level III reviewed, Theory Of Sound, Basic Physics of Ultrasound, Concepts of Amplitude, Velocity, Wave Modes, Ultrasound Wave Transmission and Effects, Effectiveness of Airborne Ultrasound, Typical Applications Overview, Technology Integration, Equipment/Instrument/Software Overview, generalized methods of recording and reporting inspection results.
Day 2

Leak Detection: Concepts of Leak Detection, Fluids Defined, Leak Rates, Acoustic Properties of a Leak, Types of Leaks, Leak Strategies, Leak Detection Methods: Pressure, Vacuum, Ultrasonic Sound Generation, Liquid Leak Amplification, Gross-to-Fine Method, Leak Confirmation Methods, Working in Noisy Environments, Shielding Techniques, Inspecting Heat Exchangers, Conducting a Compressed Air Leak Survey: determining CFM loss, computing energy savings, carbon footprint reduction, recording and reporting survey results.

Steam Trap Inspection: Steam Applications, Steam Trap types, Acoustic properties, Inspection Techniques, Recording and reporting

Day 3 Electrical Inspection: Safety Considerations, Overview of Types of Electrical Equipment, Voltages Defined, Acoustic Effects Versus Heat Generated Defects, Integration of Ultrasound and Infrared Methods, Detection Methods for High Voltage Equipment, Overview of Equipment for High Voltage Inspection, Detection Methods, Confirmation Methods, Substation Inspection, Radio Frequency Interference, Television Frequency Interference Detection Methods, Spectral Analysis of common electric emissions. Contact approach, Mechanical Inspection overview, Valves, Compressor inspection, Hydraulic Valves.

Considerations of Ultrasonic Generation, Strategies of Mechanical Inspection, Review of Proactive and Predictive Maintenance Concepts, Generic Trouble Shooting Methods, Generic Trending Methods
Day 4 Mechanical Inspection: Inspection of Compressors, Gears, Pumps, Motors, Fans, Isolating Sound Sources, Bearing Inspection/Trending Concepts, Condition Based Lubrication, Lubrication Starvation, Over Lubrication, Levels of Failure, Monitoring, Data Logging, Sound Analysis and Recording methods, Sound Spectral Analysis, Data Management, Recording and Reporting Results.

Review of Airborne Ultrasound Technology, Applications and Methods, Practical Experience Review, and General, Specific and Practical Examination.

At UE Training Systems Inc., Airborne Ultrasound Level I Training is designed to meet the requirements of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing Recommended Practice, SNT-TC-1A. Airborne Ultrasound Level I will cover the following topics:

  • Physical Principles of Sound
  • Frequency, Velocity, Wavelength of Sound, Reflection, and Scattering of Sound Waves
  • Equipment Construction, Characteristics, and Signal Presentations
  • Testing Techniques, Scanning Method, Contact Method, and Tone Method
  • Sensitivity Adjustment of Equipment
  • Types of Indications found in Leaks
  • Electrical and Mechanical Troubleshooting
  • Properties of Leaks
  • Testing Techniques Considering the Conditions of the Test Specimen
  • Performance Testing According to Testing Instructions
  • Test Specifications
  • Recording Test Results
  • Documentation and Interpretation of test results

Training Schedule is suggested by UE System Inc., USA.


Mark Goodman has served as the Vice President of Engineering of UE Systems since 1975, where he has been responsible for the designing the Ultrasound Detection and Monitoring Equipment. Mark is a member of ASME, ASNT, ASTM, IEEE and ISO and ISA. He Co-Authored the Ultrasound Section of ASNT LEAK TESTING NDT HANDBOOK, and sits on the Leak Detection Committees for both ASNT and ASTM. Mr. Goodman is Covener of the ISO Committee: Condition Monitoring and Diagnotic of Machines – Using Airborne/Structure Borne Ultrasound.


Douglas Waetjen has served as the Vice President of global Operations of UE System. He have served company for more over 25 years and responsible for the education and technical the Ultrasound Detection Equipment for our global customer. He is the CMRP (The Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional) certificated person. He had been provided the training solutions to multi-international corporation for operating effectively and efficiently.



Airborne Ultrasound Level I
Certification Training Course in Malaysia

30th May to 2nd June 2016, (Mon-Thurs)
09:00 am to 06:30 pm

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  • No cancellation 2 weeks prior to the course will be accepted, fees will be charged in full. However, options to reschedule are possible.
  • 30% down payment for booking and balance to be pay before of the training.
  • Please fill in the participant name on the above form and fax or email to T & T Inspection and Engineering Sdn. Bhd.
    (Fax: +603-8065 4511  Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )
  • Hotel rates are not included in the Training course fees and to be paid directly to the Hotel.

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