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Vibration Analysis Category II

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Course Overview

ISO Vibration Analysis CAT II is a five-day course, the training is intended for people who have mastered the basics but who need to be able to take good data (and decide how the data collector should be set up).
Analyze a range of faults conditions and understand balancing and alignment.

Key Takeaways

Apply condition monitoring techniques to enhance machinery reliability and performance.
Conduct vibration data collection and analyze results for trend identification.
Perform detailed fault analysis to diagnose equipment issues accurately.
Manage a successful condition monitoring program to optimize maintenance strategies.
Produce comprehensive vibration analysis reports to document findings and recommendations.

Machinery Diagnostics Institute
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We are worldwide professionals providing class room and online interactive technical trainings, based in Queensland – Australia. Teaching staff are real practitioners specialized in delivering knowledge of Machinery Diagnostics techniques from basic levels to the most advanced. Helping technical teams to develop their knowledge, knowing how to best utilize the most advanced diagnostics techniques and improve site performance through delivering accredit trainings and guiding them to the best practices.

Course Outline

Day 1: Advanced Vibration Analysis and Maintenance Techniques
Review of maintenance practices

•Review of condition monitoring technologies
•Principles of vibration
•Complete review of basics
•Waveform, spectrum (FFT), phase and orbits
•Understanding signals: modulation, beating, sum/difference

Data acquisition

•Transducer types: Non-contact displacement

Day 2: Sensor Technology and Signal Processing
Proximity probes, velocity sensors, and accelerometers

•Transducer selection
•Transducer mounting and natural frequency
•Measurement point selection
•Following routes, and test planning
•Common measurement errors

Signal processing

•Filters: Low pass, band pass, high pass, band stop
•Sampling, aliasing, dynamic range
•Resolution, Fmax, data collection time
•Averaging: linear, overlap, peak hold, time synchronous
•Windowing and leakage

Day 3: Vibration Analysis Techniques and Fault Diagnosis
Vibration analysis

•Spectrum analysis
•Time waveform analysis (introduction)
•Orbit analysis (introduction)
•Phase analysis: bubble diagrams and ODS
•Enveloping (demodulation), shock pulse, spike energy, PeakVue

Fault analysis

•Natural frequencies and resonances
•Imbalance, eccentricity and bent shaft
•Misalignment, cocked bearing and soft foot
•Mechanical looseness
•Rolling element bearing analysis
•Analysis of induction motors
•Analysis of gears
•Analysis of belt-driven machines
•Analysis of pumps, compressors, and fans

Day 4: Vibration Diagnostics and Corrective Strategies
Equipment testing and diagnostics

•Impact testing and bump tests
•Phase analysis

Corrective action

•General maintenance repair activities
•Review of the balancing process
•Review of shaft alignment procedures

Day 5: Condition Monitoring Program Management and Reporting
Running a successful condition monitoring program

•Setting baselines
•Setting alarms: band, envelope/mask, statistical
•Setting goals and expectations (avoiding common problems)


•Report generation
•Reporting success stories
•Acceptance testing
•Review of ISO standards

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for

Maintenance Technicians

Reliability Engineers

Condition Monitoring Specialists

Plant Engineers

Operations Managers

Quality Assurance Personnel

Technical Support Engineers

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