Introduction to Vibration Analysis

Condition Monitoring
Introduction to Vibration Analysis This course is recommended for Maintenance Leaders, Operations/Production Leaders, Maintenance Skilled Trades, and Reliability Engineers.

This one-day course is aimed at people who come into contact with the application of vibration analysis in the support of a predictive maintenance program. It is an excellent training experience for those who wish to explore the possibilities provided by this analysis technique. Numerous real-world examples illustrate how and where this maintenance philosophy can be applied. The course is supported by an English manual.

Condition Monitoring On demand English On demand

Prerequisites

This course is recommended for Maintenance Leaders, Operations/Production Leaders, Maintenance Skilled Trades, and Reliability Engineers.

Content

Overview of the different maintenance philosophies:

  • Reactive Maintenance
  • Preventive Maintenance (Time based maintenance)
  • Predictive Maintenance (Condition Monitoring)
  • Proactive Maintenance
  • Basic concepts of vibration analysis: time signal, FFT spectrum, etc.
  • Overview of types of vibration sensors, application domains, pros and cons, etc.
  • Vibration analysis in practice; detection of problems such as: o Unbalance
  • Resonance
  • Alignment errors
  • Rolling element bearing defects
  • Detection of balancing errors

COURSE DURATION : 

This course has two variations, a 1 day and a 2 days version.

The 2 days program includes besides the above:

  • Visualization of the above mentions failure modes on a test case
  • Practical tips in defining specifications for third party involvement
  • Practical demonstration

AVAILABLE LANGUAGES : 

  • English 
  • French
  • Dutch