The purpose of these training courses are to provide a basic framework for new users of the technique to acquire the skill set to:
Understand the basics of the technique and the instrumentation used in the measurement.
Understand how to design an experiment in a systematic and scientific manner to obtain good data.
Understand the basic workings of the software and where to get assistance if necessary.
Understand how to interpret (and reprocess, if necessary) data, the terms on the standard report, and to troubleshoot issues.
Gain a knowledge of what international norms may apply to the technique and other reference material.
Get specific assistance in any application issues.
Attendees must bring a laptop computer (to follow along with software exercises).
The laptop must run Windows 7 or Windows XP; the OmniSEC software is not compatible with Windows 8 or higher.
Please note, if possible user should have OmniSEC software already installed on PC. If not already installed, user should have admin rights to install software onto PC as we will distribute software for your use.
Due to the lab time, attendees should wear lab-appropriate attire, e.g. closed-toe shoes, etc; safety glasses will be provided.