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2014-2015

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33 PBE August 2014 CERAMICS Ceramic Laboratory Procedures. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 15 lessons and 3 exami- nations and covers the scientific method and lab safety; preparing and processing test samples; ceramic properties and test- ing procedures; and measurement interpretation. Contact ASM customer ser- vice, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter @asminternational.org, www.asminterna tional.org). Ceramic Processing. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 10 sections and covers a wide range of ceramic processing technologies and all of its interrelationships, starting with raw mate- rials selection and processing and ending with finishing processes. Contact ASM cus- tomer service, 440-338-5151 (member servicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org). Fundamentals of Ceramics. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 31 lessons and 3 examinations and covers the basic principles of ceramic materials and their production. Topics include chemistry and crystal chemistry; ceramic manufacturing processes; ceramic product groups; process control and evalu- ation; and industrial challenges. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservicecenter@asminterna tional.org, www.asminternational.org). Physical Properties of Ceramic Materi- als. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 16 lessons and 3 exami- nations and covers the types of behavior that ceramic materials exhibit at atomic, microscopic, and macroscopic scales. Topics include crystal chemistry, phase equilibria, and physical properties such as mechanical, thermal, optical, electrical, magnetic, and chemical. Contact ASM cus- tomer service, 440-338-5151 (member servicecenter@asminternational.org, www.asminternational.org). Statistical Process Control for Ceramics and Glass. Offered by ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Course consists of 8 lessons focusing on statistical tools for process con- trol and 12 lessons focusing on ceramic processing control. Course will provide stu- dents with statistical data and teach how to apply such data to control ceramic and glass processes. Contact ASM customer service, 440-338-5151 (memberservice c e n t e r @ a s m i n t e r n a t i o n a l . o r g , www.asminternational.org). COMPRESSED AIR Introduction to Compressed Air Sys- tems. Offered by the Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI). Coursework consists of 8 modules and covers compressed air basics; types of compressors, capacity controls, and distribution systems; how to control wastes; and air system mainte- n a n c e . C o n t a c t J o h n A d d i n g t o n , 2 1 6 - 2 4 1 - 7 3 3 3 ( c a g i @ c a g i . o r g , www.cagi.org). FOOD & FOOD PROCESSING Cookie and Cracker Manufacturing Course (Second Edition). Offered by the Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Associa- tion (B&CMA) for its members. Course's flexible pace allows up to 2 years for com- pletion. Course covers the fundamentals of cookie and cracker manufacturing, includ- ing ingredient handling and characteristics; the production process, including mixing, baking, cooling, and packaging; safety and sanitation; and equipment maintenance. Contact Kathy Kinter Phelps, 443-545- 1645 (kkinter@thebcma.org, www.the bcma.org). Entry-Level Training Program. Offered by the Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Association (B&CMA) for its members. Web-based training is offered in English or Spanish to individuals with little or no expe- rience in a bakery environment. Training consists of 4 lessons: ingredients, mixing, forming, and baking. Students have access to a glossary of terms and can print a com- pletion certificate upon successfully pass- ing each lesson. Contact Vanessa Vial, 443-545-1645 (vvial@thebcma.org, www.thebcma.org). Fundamentals of Confectionary Sci- ence and Technology — Module 1: Sugar Confections. Offered by the Uni- v e r s i t y o f W i s c o n s i n – M a d i s o n ' s department of engineering professional development. Course topics include an overview of sugar and corn syrup chemistry and phase transitions; physical and chemi- cal properties of sweeteners; crystallization principles; applications, including hard can- dies, fondants, creams, tablets, lozenges, caramel, fudge, and toffee; factors impact- ing sugar confections' quality and shelf life. Contact Douglas T. Reindl, 800-462-0876 (reindl@epd.engr.wisc.edu, www.epd.engr .wisc.edu). Fundamentals of Confectionary Sci- ence and Technology — Module 2: Stabilized Confections. Offered by the University of Wisconsin–Madison's depart- m e n t o f e n g i n e e r i n g p r o f e s s i o n a l development. Course topics include an introduction to hydrocolloid chemistry; the role of stabilizers; processing principles; applications, including chewing and bubble gum, gummies and jellies, aerated candy, and sugar panning; and the relationship between hydrocolloids and both the texture and quality of stabilized confections. Con- tact Douglas T. Reindl, 800-462-0876 (reindl@epd.engr.wisc.edu, www.epd .engr.wisc.edu). Fundamentals of Confectionary Sci- ence and Technology — Module 3: Chocolates. Offered by the University of Wisconsin–Madison's department of engi- neering professional development. Course topics include an introduction to fats, oils, and emulsifiers; the physical and chemical properties of lipids; chocolate and choco- late coatings; principles of processing chocolates; the science of chocolates — particle size and flavor, viscosity, fats and tempering, and panning; and troubleshoot- ing chocolates. Contact Douglas T. Reindl, 800-462-0876 (reindl@epd.engr.wisc.edu, www.epd.engr.wisc.edu). Intermediate Training Course. Offered by the Biscuit & Cracker Manufacturers' Asso- ciation (B&CMA) for its members. Course is Self-Study Courses This is a listing of self-study courses available for the powder and bulk solids industry. We welcome your suggestions for self-study courses not listed here and will include applicable information in our next Reference & Buyer's Resource issue. Contact Kayla Carrigan, Associate Editor, Powder and Bulk Engineering, 1155 Northland Drive, St. Paul, MN 55120; 651-287-5630, fax 651-287-5650 (kcarrigan@cscpub.com).

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