BASIC Machinery Vibration

Basic Machinery Vibrations  

This course helps prepare attendees to perform basic machinery vibration analysis on industrial machinery by providing knowledge, understanding and application of established and recognized procedures. It is recommended for individuals as an introduction to machinery vibrations providing 38 hours of training and partial preparation for the ISO 18436-2:2014 Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam.

 Arlington TX -July 12-16, 2021

Oak Brook, IL - May 17th -21st

Basic Machine Vibrations

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BMV prepares attendees to perform basic vibration analysis on industrial machinery using single-channel measurements, with or without trigger signals, according to established and recognized procedures. It covers basics of sensors, database and data collector setup, data collection, signal processing, fault analysis, and basics of single plane balancing. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.
All registered attendees in the Basic Machinery Vibrations training course will receive:

  • Course Training Manual
  • Printed Copy of Course PowerPoints
  • Workbook with examples, vibration related questions requiring a solution and 18436-2 Annex A from the Body of Knowledge
  • Calculator
  • Ruler
  • Certificate of Course Completion

The BMV training is a four and one-half day course and will begin at 1:00 p.m. and conclude at 6:00 p.m. on Monday. It will then begin at 8:00 am and conclude at 5:00 pm daily Tuesday through Friday. Subject to change.

Training Examination Review Optional Certification Exam to be administered on the day AFTER the course.

Vibration Analyst Category I


Vibration Analyst Category II


Vibration Analyst Category III


Vibration Analyst Category IV


Balancing Field Specialist Exam


The cancellation of and transfer to a training course within the same calendar year will be honored, provided that written notification is received by the Institute office via e-mail or mail no later than ten (10) business days before the first day of the scheduled course. If registration for a training course is cancelled without transfer to another course within the same calendar year, a $250 cancellation fee will be assessed. A $500 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations received less than ten (10) days from the start date of the registered training course. Additional cancellation fees will be applied for exam cancellations. Absentees for the course will not receive a refund. This cancellation policy supersedes all prior published information.