Infrared Inspection of Mechanical Systems Online Anytime is a 16-hour theory and application course for the use of thermal imaging to locate and evaluate problems in mechanical systems. This is a non-certification course that focuses on these specific applications. Course attendance may be applied to training requirements for thermographer certification. This course covers infrared theory, heat transfer concepts, equipment operation and selection, standards compliance, image analysis and report generation. Students are trained to identify and document thermal patterns caused by improper design, workmanship or material failure.