Course curriculum

    1. Into to Module 1: Problems Associated with Varnish & Deposits​

    2. Lesson 1:​ Flow restriction, starvation & filter plugging​

    3. Lesson 1:​ Flow restriction, starvation & filter plugging​

    4. Lesson 2:​ Restricted Movement, Stiction & Silt Lock​

    5. Lesson 2:​ Restricted Movement, Stiction & Silt Lock​

    6. Lesson 3:​ Increased Friction & the Effect on Efficiency​

    7. Lesson 3:​ Increased Friction & the Effect on Efficiency​

    8. Lesson 4: Impaired Heat Transfer

    9. Lesson 4: Impaired Heat Transfer

    10. Lesson 5:​ Impact on Bearing Operation​

    11. Lesson 5:​ Impact on Bearing Operation​

    12. Lesson 6:​ Need to Flush​

    13. Lesson 6:​ Need to Flush​

    14. Lesson 7:​ Accelerated Lubricant Degradation​

    15. Lesson 7:​ Accelerated Lubricant Degradation​

    16. Lesson 8:​ Lubricant Performance Properties​

    17. Lesson 8:​ Lubricant Performance Properties​

    18. Module 1 Quiz

    1. Intro to Module 2:​ Factors Affecting Breakdown​

    2. Intro to Module 2:​ Factors Affecting Breakdown​

    3. Lesson 1:​ Varnish & Deposit Composition​

    4. Lesson 1:​ Varnish & Deposit Composition​

    5. Lesson 2:​ Oxidation​

    6. Lesson 2:​ Oxidation​

    7. Lesson 3:​ Thermolysis​

    8. Lesson 3:​ Thermolysis​

    9. Lesson 4:​ The Breakdown of Mineral Oil Formulations​

    10. Lesson 4:​ The Breakdown of Mineral Oil Formulations​

    11. Lesson 5:​ The Breakdown of Synthetic oils​

    12. Lesson 5:​ The Breakdown of Synthetic oils​

    13. Lesson 6:​ Additive Selection​

    14. Lesson 6:​ Additive Selection​

    15. Lesson 7:​ Wear Metal Contamination​

    16. Lesson 7:​ Wear Metal Contamination​

    17. Lesson 8:​ Water Contamination

    18. Lesson 8:​ Water Contamination

    19. Lesson 9:​ Contamination by Process Chemicals

    20. Lesson 9:​ Contamination by Process Chemicals

    21. Lesson 10:​ Contamination by different formulations​

    22. Lesson 10:​ Contamination by different formulations​

    23. Lesson 11:​ Microdieseling​

    24. Lesson 11:​ Microdieseling​

    25. Lesson 12:​ Electrostatic Discharge​

    26. Lesson 12:​ Electrostatic Discharge​

    27. Lesson 13:​ Hotspots

    28. Lesson 13:​ Hotspots

    29. Lesson 14:​ Additive Drop-out​

    30. Lesson 14:​ Additive Drop-out​

    31. Lesson 15:​ Hydrolysis​

    32. Lesson 15:​ Hydrolysis​

    33. Lesson 16:​ Other Varnish Mechanisms​

    34. Lesson 16:​ Other Varnish Mechanisms​

    35. Lesson 17: ​Varnish Formation Process​

    36. Lesson 17: ​Varnish Formation Process​

    37. Lesson 18:​ Solubility of Varnish​

    38. Lesson 18:​ Solubility of Varnish​

    39. Lesson 19: Laws & Principles​

    40. Lesson 19: Laws & Principles​

    41. Module 2 - Quiz

    1. Intro to Module 5:​ Oil Analysis Techniques for Varnish​

    2. Lesson 1: MPC Test​

    3. Lesson 1: MPC Test​

    4. Lesson 2: The CPA Method​

    5. Lesson 2: The CPA Method​

    6. Lesson 3: Ultracentrifuge​

    7. Lesson 3: Ultracentrifuge​

    8. Lesson 4: FTIR​

    9. Lesson 4: FTIR​

    10. Lesson 5: RULER​

    11. Lesson 5: RULER​

    12. Lesson 6: RPVOT

    13. Lesson 6: RPVOT

    14. Lesson 7: ​Particle Counting​

    15. Lesson 7: ​Particle Counting​

    16. Lesson 8: Blotter Spot Test​

    17. Lesson 8: Blotter Spot Test​

    18. Module 5 Quiz

    1. Intro to Module 6:​ Unique Case Studies​

    2. Lesson 1:​ Chemical Plant Varnish​

    3. Lesson 1:​ Chemical Plant Varnish​

    4. Lesson 2: ​Combined Cycle Power Plant Varnish​

    5. Lesson 2: ​Combined Cycle Power Plant Varnish​

    6. Lesson 3:​ Fertilizer Plant Varnish​

    7. Lesson 4:​ LNG Varnish​

    8. Lesson 4:​ LNG Varnish​

    9. Lesson 5:​ Nuclear Power Plant Varnish​

    10. Lesson 5:​ Nuclear Power Plant Varnish​

    1. VIM Course Exam

    2. Conclusion

    1. New Approach for Controlling Varnish in Lube and Hydraulic Systems

    2. Managing Rotating Equipment Lube Oils in the Ammonia & Nitric Acid Industry

    3. Cost Effective Turbine Oil Flushing

    4. Innovative Solutions to address Lube Varnish in Hydrogen Seals

    5. Antioxidant Monitoring as Part of Lubricant Diagnostics – A Luxury or a Necessity?

    6. Lubricant Deposit Characterization

    7. Antioxidants Signal Lubricant Health

    8. Rethinking Condition Monitoring Strategies for Today's Turbine oils

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  • 2 hours of video content

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