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.
Tempe, AZ - February 8th - 12th
Houston, TX - March 15th -19th
Oak Brook, IL - May 17th -21st
Basic Machine Vibrations
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:
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.
An introduction and background to Basic Vibration, Sensors, Instrumentation, Measurements, Conversion of Measurements, Analysis Techniques, Balancing, Machine Condition and Evaluation.
There is a workshop supporting each chapter. The student will test their knowledge and understanding of the material presented for that chapter by completing the workshops during the time allowed in class. The instructor will then review the workshop with the class. The student’s time and understanding of the workshop materials will aid them in their preparation for the certification exam.
Basic Machinery Vibrations
Units, Properties, Measurements, Motions, Time, Excitation, Critical Speeds, Frequency, and Amplitude.
Selecting a Measure, Transducers, Frequency Spans, Data Displays, and Calibration.
Instruments, Sampling, Aliasing, Windows, Dynamic Range, Averaging, Analyzer Set-up, and Filters.
Techniques, Operating Speed, Rolling Element Bearings, Gearboxes, Motors, Pumps, Fans, and Compressors.
Shaft Vibration, Bearing Vibration, Casing Vibration, Historical Data Base, Charts and Graphs.
Equipment, Site Inspection, Acceptance Testing, Baseline Development, Transient Testing, Presentation of Data and Reports
Listing Assets, Categorizing Priorities, Route Selections, Measurement Points, Frequency of Data Collection, Reporting of Results.
Single Plane Balancing
Type of Unbalance, Balancing Equipment, Pre-balancing Checks, Measurements, Trial Weights, Vector Method and Balancing Solution.
It is recommended that attendees review the Body of Knowledge found in ISO 18436-2 Annex A, prior to the course.
Monday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Optional Cat II exam - Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Course Only Price: $2,155 USD Nonmember ($2,060 VI Members)
Course + Exam $2505 Nonmember ($2410 Member)
Jan 18 - 22nd 2021 Oak Brook, IL
Interactive Business Center
2625 Butterfield Rd.
Oak Brook, IL 6052
The Vibration Institute has a discounted rate at the Holiday Inn Chicago Oakbrook near our office.
A Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam will need to be scheduled outside of this training agenda. Typically, the Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam is scheduled for 3 hours on Saturday morning. (Course and Exam schedule are always subject to change based on scheduling or unforeseen circumstances) Be sure to complete the CF009 Exam Application form prior to your exam.
February 8th - 12th Tempe, AZ
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.