Practical Rotor Dynamics & Modeling Overview:


This course teaches both practical and theoretical modeling of rotating systems and rotating machinery using journal and rolling element bearings. The Practical Rotor Dynamics and Modeling course is recommended as partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category IV Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations, scheduled throughout the training course, are used to illustrate theory and applications. Attendees must bring their own laptop for the best learning experience.

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Ray Kelm, P.E. is owner and Chief Engineer of Kelm Engineering located in Friendswood, Texas. The company specializes in numerical modeling and field testing of dynamic systems including rotating and reciprocating machinery as well as piping systems and other equipment. He has 30+ years of experience in the oil & gas, power, manufacturing and petrochemical industries. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia. He isa registered professional engineer in the State of Texas.This course teaches both practical and theoretical modeling of rotating systems using journal and rolling element bearings. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category IV Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations, scheduled throughout the training course, are used to illustrate theory and applications.


The Eshleman Foundation, A 501c3, Was Established In Recognition Of Dr. Eshleman’s Contributions To The Vibration Analysis Industry And Is Funded By Donations And Support From The Vibration Institute.

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