Vibration Analysis Cat III (ISO 18436-2) Certification - Part 2

Predictive Maintenance
Vibration Analysis Cat III (ISO 18436-2) Certification - Part 2 Operators, technicians or maintenance, method, planning managers
Mobius Certification

The Category-III course covers four days, with an additional day for review and the exam, is intended for people who are confident with spectrum analysis but who wish to push on and learn more about signal processing, time waveform and phase analysis, cross-channel testing, machine dynamics, and fault correction. You will learn to diagnose all of the common faults conditions with rolling element and sleeve bearing machines, by utilizing time waveforms, phase readings and other techniques to diagnose faults. You will also learn machine dynamics (natural frequencies, resonance, etc.) and how to perform resonance testing and correct resonance problems. The course also covers single and cross-channel measurement capabilities of your analyzer. And after completing the CAT-III course, you will be able to set and run a successful vibration program, and mentor the junior analysts.

Predictive Maintenance Belgium - Leuven From 27 to 29 November 2019 Dutch 2800 €


The Vibration Specialist Advanced course is intended for personnel who have at least two years vibration analysis experience and Category II certification by a recognized certification body. The course provides an in-depth study of diagnostic measurement techniques and the associated applications of the techniques. It is expected that the attendee is either the leader of the vibration team, or takes a leading role in diagnosing faults and making the final recommendation. This person must fully understand all data collector options, special test capabilities, all analysis tools and must understand the widest range of fault conditions.

Training equipment

Vibration fault simulation rig/rotating equipment if available on-site.


  • How a well-designed program and the RCM approach will improve the OEE and the bottom line
  • The condition monitoring technologies – via supplementary training
  • How to select the correct measurement location and axis, and collect good, repeatable measurements
  • What the Fmax, resolution, averaging and other single channel and cross-channel analyzer settings mean, and how to select the optimum settings
  • How to analyze vibration spectra, time waveform, envelope, and phase measurements
  • How to diagnose a wide range of fault conditions
  • How mass, stiffness and damping affects the natural frequency of a structure
  • How to use phase readings, bump tests, impact tests, negative averaging, peak-hold averaging, transient, ODS, modal analysis to determine natural frequencies and visualize machine movement
  • How to balance and align a machine, correct a resonance conditions, and employ isolation.