Effective Management of Stack Test Programs

Learn about managing stack test programs during this 1½-day course. You won’t learn how to be a stack tester, but you will learn how to write effective stack testing RFPs, how to separate the wheat from the chaff among contractors, tricks of the trade that stack testers use (sometime to your benefit and sometimes not), how to review stack test reports, and other insider information from an instructor who has been involved in stack testing for 30 thirty years. Learn about:

  • Regulatory requirements for emissions measurement and fundamental principles
  • Test program design and preparation
  • Test methods, data reduction, and calculation
  • Relative accuracy test audits (RATAs)
  • CEUs:
    1.2


    Course topics
    • REGULATORY FOUNDATIONS OF EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT
      • Criteria pollutants, HAPs and GHGs
      • Permit requirements
      • NSPS, NESHAPs and other rules
    • FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF EMISSIONS MEASUREMENT
      • Air flow measurement techniques
      • Particulate sampling principles
      • Analytical methods
      • Emissions calculations
    • TEST PROGRAM DESIGN AND PREPARATION
      • Safety and access
      • Equipment selection
    • COMMON TEST METHODS
      • Flow measurement
      • Criteria pollutant methods
      • Visible emissions
      • Fugitive emissions
    • ADVANCED TEST METHODS
      • Organic compound determinations
      • Metals determinations
      • Capture testing
      • Acid gases and other compounds
    • DATA REDUCTION AND CALCULATION
    • RELATIVE ACCURACY TEST AUDITS (RATAS)
      • Part 60 and Part 75
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    $649

    Mar 20 - 21, 2018 -- Boston, MA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    • The course was great! The instructor did a fantastic job! The material covered a wide range of topics to an appropriate depth and he would dive deeper into topics that interested the class.

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