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1003 - Introduction to Vibration Analysis

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  • Montreal, QC - French
    Jun 4, 2024 - Jun 5, 2024
    2 days, from 8 am to 5 pm
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Duration: 2 days

Following this course, the participant will be able to understand the basic concepts of the vibration analysis technique.

Intended for

For technicians, engineers and industrial maintenance managers wishing to work in the field of vibration analysis.



Next course in progression

2031 - Basic Vibration Analysis, Certification Preparation Level I

Course Content

Types of maintenance
  • Different types of maintenance
  • Technologies for conditional maintenance
Theory of vibration
  • Concept of forces created by machines
  • Definition of vibration
  • Characteristics of a sinusoidal curve
  • Calculation of frequency
  • Unit of vibration amplitude
  • Vibration spectrum
  • Temporal analysis in addition to spectral analysis
  • Resolution
  • Harmonics
  • Basic modulation and demodulation
  • Sensor characteristics
  • Types of vibration collectors and analyzers
  • Software
Programming measurements
  • Machine characteristics
  • Frequency range and resolution
  • Establishing alarm levels
  • Collection and analysis methods 
  • Imbalance
  • Shaft misalignment
  • Mechanical play 
  • Bearing problems
  • Gearbox problems
  • Pulley and belt problems
  • Oil whip and oil whirl phenomena
  • Electrical motor problems
  • The resonance phenomenon
Vibration Analysis Program
  • Understanding the key elements of success for a vibration program

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