Vacuum physics and technology : level 2 (advanced)

Technologie du vide
MS111-2 - 21 hours

OBJECTIVES

Allow the trainees to acquire deeper understanding of vacuum physics and its technical applications in order to better understand the issues related to vacuum systems in terms of production and maintenance.
Improve pressure measurement and leak detection techniques (Helium methodology).
Know how to calculate a leak value.

 

WHO WILL BENEFIT MOST?

Maintenance technicians and engineers working on vacuum installations.
Management personnel.

 

PREREQUISITES

An experience of vacuum installations.

 

INNOVATIVE TEACHING RESOURCES

Lectures and «hands on» exercises.
Custom training manual.
Prior interview with the trainees possible in order to qualify their needs.
Multiple choice questions at the start and end of the training.

 

PRICE per person

1450 € ex.VAT

 

DATES & LOCATION

Training Department : +33(0)4 76 84 40 30

Can be also held in your premises for specific training.

 

MAIN TRAINER

Michel THIAM: PhD in Physics (Strong Experience in Surface Physics and Surface Chemistry under UHV Conditions), from 40-30 Engineering Department.

 

PROGRAM

Notions of mathematics

1. Vacuum physics
- The atom, the molecule
- Ionization
- Atmospheric pressure
- Vaporization
- Mariotte’s law
- Ideal gas law
- Molecular state law
- Mean free path

2. Flows
- Pressure, flow rate, volume, flows
- Conductance
- Pumping time calculation
- Response time calculation

3. Vacuum production
- Rotary vane pumps
- Molecular pumps
- Turbo pumps
- ...

4. Pressure measurements
- Pirani
- Penning
- Triode gauges
- Helium cell
- Mass spectrometry
- Gas analyser

5. Leak detection: Helium methodology
- Global, partial and spay vacuum test
- Helium sniffing
- Helium bombing
- Sensitivity
- Tolerances
- Values

6. Practical exercises: Helium leak detection
- Global, partial and spay vacuum test
- Helium sniffing