2018 CEM Course

This course is designed to provide an understanding of regulatory CEM guidelines, the design and application of CEM systems and analyzers, and the management of CEM programs. Topics covered during the course include selecting equipment, observing a certification test, operating and maintaining a CEM system, writing a quality assurance plan, conducting an audit, and supervising a CEM program. The course presenter, Dr. James A. Jahnke, is a consultant with Source Technology Associates of Research Triangle Park, a firm specializing in source emissions monitoring. Dr. Janhke has over 30 years of experience in the development and evaluation of CEM systems.


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This course is designed for individuals involved in the management, operation and maintenance of CEM Systems. It will also be of interest to regulatory agencies.


Areas covered include:

  • Relevant Regulatory Imperatives.
  • Instrumentation Principles of System Designs & Selection.
  • Performance Specifications& Relative Accuracy Testing.
  • Data Acquisition Systems (DAS).
  • Quality Assurance Principles / Audits / Inspections / Plans.
  • Supervising a CEM System.

Course: Continuous Emission Monitoring (CEM)
Course Instructor: Dr. James A. Jahnke (Source Technology Associates)
Date: May 15 – 17, 2018
Location: Four Points by Sheraton London, London, Ontario, Canada
Tel 866-716-8133


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  1. Introduction to Continuous Emissions Monitoring
  2. Review of CEMS Code
  3. CEM Regulations—Regulatory Imperatives
  4. CEM Regulations—Certification & Quality Assurance
  5. Extractive System Design
  6. Basic Instrumentation Principles
  7. Extractive Gas Analyzers—Principles of Operation—Electro-optical
  8. Extractive Gas Analyzers—Principles of Operation-Luminescence/Electrochemical
  9. In-situ Gas Monitors—Principles of Operation
  10. Calculating in Units of the Standard/Flow Monitoring Systems
  11. Opacity Monitors & Continuous Particulate Monitors
  12. Performance Specifications for Gas CEM Systems
  13. Group Exercise—Mini Performance Specification Test
  14. Recording & Reporting Data—CEM Data Acquisition Systems
  15. Methods of Comparable Effectiveness—Predictive Emission Monitoring Systems
  16. Monitoring for Mercury – Requirements and Techniques
  17. Air Toxics – Options for Monitoring Toxic and Hazardous gases (U.S. NESHAP)
  18. CEM System Quality Assurance – Plan and program management, audits and inspections.Review of CEMS Code

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