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1001 - Vibration Analysis for Management

Course number
On-site or at our offices

Duration: 1 day

Following this training, the participant will be able to understand the critical role of a vibration analysis program within an industrial maintenance concept to ensure the reliability of rotating equipment.

Intended for

Team leaders, superintendents, engineers and decision makers working with a vibration analyst



Course Content

Reliability of machines
  • Effective maintenance practices
  • Condition based maintenance
  • Clarifying the value supporting a vibration analyst can bring to the organization
Basic theory of the vibration phenomenon
  • Forces created by machines
  • Characteristics of the vibration signal
  • Sensors
  • Vibration collector and analyzer
Diagnosis and severity
  • Equipement characteristics
  • Collection and analysis methid
  • Severity chart
  • Imbalance
  • Shaft misalignment
  • Losseness
  • Bearing problems
  • Gearbox problems
  • Pulley and belt problems
  • Oil whip and oil whirl phenomena
  • Electrical motor problems
  • The resonance phenomenon
  • Start‐up and profitability of a vibration monitoring program
  • Management's role
  • Selecting assets to monitor
  • Creation and scheduling routes
  • Reports and documentation
  • Potential pitfalls in implementing the proprogram
  • Costs and profitability of a vibration monitoring program

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