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MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY • September 2014
The roles and responsibilities of today’s equipment-health-focused professionals go beyond collecting and analyzing data.
MT asked a condition-monitoring expert to tell us what the job descriptions don’t.
Many colleges and universities require their students to take a basic psychology course. Most students wonder why. But according to Trent Phillips of LUDECA,  Inc.,  a condition-monitoring (CM) analyst would be very likely to know why.
As the study of mental processes and behavior, psychology teaches the use of behavior and scientific methods to investigate questions and arrive at appropriate conclusions. Such tactics, says Phillips, are critical to anyone who aspires to be a successful analyst—including those in the field of equipment condition-monitoring.
Read entire article/interview “Are You A Psychologist, A Condition-Monitoring Analyst, Or Both?”
 

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