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