PACS announces upcoming short course schedule

Professional Analytical and Consulting Services confirms several short courses before and after the Pittcon laboratory and analytical systems conference March 12-16 in Orlando, FL. Other short courses will be held in San Jose, CA, in April; St. Louis, MO, in May; and Pittsburgh, PA, in June. Course themes include chromatography, spectrometry, process equipment, activated carbon and environmental quality...

PITTSBURGH, March 1, 2006 -- Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) has confirmed several short courses before and after the Pittcon analytical systems conference March 12-16 in Orlando, FL.

PACS Testing, Consulting and Training will provide short courses in Orlando as well a several other cities this spring. These short courses and others will be provided in San Jose, CA, in April; St. Louis, MO, in May; and Pittsburgh, PA, in June. For a complete schedule and course offerings, click here. For March, PACS course titles and dates are below:

SPECTROSCOPY COURSES
Mass Spectral Interpretation - March 8-10
Advanced Mass Spectral Interpretation - March 10-12
ICP-MS - March 28-29
LC-MS - March 28-29
AA/GFAA/ICP Intermediate - March 11-12
AA/GFAA/ICP Advanced - March 18-19
Interpretation of Infrared and Raman Spectra - March 28-30
Near IR: Principles and Applications - March 28-29

CHROMATOGRAPHY COURSES
Gas Chromatography: Principles and Applications - March 6-8
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography - March 6-8
Supercritical Fluid Chromatography and Extraction - March 6-8
Capillary Electrophoresis - March 6-8

QUALITY, LAWS AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY COURSES
Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) - March 8-10
Environmental Laws - March 17-19
Expert Witness and Legal Case Support Work for Scientists - March 17
Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements - March 18-19
Quality Assurance of Environmental Measurements - March 11-14
Environmental Data Validation - March 13-14
OSHA Laboratory Standard - March 18
Toxicology for Non-Toxicologist - March 19

PROCESS EQUIPMENT COURSES
Fundamentals of Cooling Water Treatment - March 27-30
Water Treatment and Corrosion Control in Water Systems - March 27-30 (Consultant services available)

ACTIVATED CARBON (AC) COURSES
AC Adsorption: Principles and Applications - March 2-3
Selecting the Best AC for a Specific Application - March 4-5
Activated Carbon: Technical and Certification Issues for Treatment Units Containing AC - March 5
AC Process Systems: Troubleshooting, Operation and Design Of Liquid and Vapor Phase Units - March 8
AC Particle Enlargement Technologies: Briquetting, Pelletizing, Granulation and Extrusion - March 9
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Simulations for Industrial Problem Solving - March 10-11

PACS provides lab testing, consulting and expert witness services in addition to short courses and conferences. Led by Henry Nowicki, Ph.D., it's based in Coriapolis, PA, outside of Pittsburgh. For more information, see: www.pacslabs.com.

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