Machinery Vibration Analysis

Machinery Vibration Analysis - CAT III

This course provides more in-depth discussions of time waveforms, FFT’s and phase analysis techniques for the evaluation of industrial machinery. It includes waveform and spectral analysis, acceptance testing, machinery severity assessment, single plane balancing and much more. This course provides 38 hours of training and partial preparation for the ISO 18436-2:2014 Vibration Analyst Category III Certification Exam.

Oct 12-16, 2020 Oak Brook, IL

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CAT III: This course is partial preparation for the ISO 18436-2:2014 Vibration Analyst Category III Certification Exam. This class meets the 38 hour training requirement to sit for the exam, but the Vibration Institute strongly recommends candidates also take Balancing of Rotating Machinery Training Class prior to taking the Category III exam.

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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. Please contact the Vibration Institute staff directly regarding discounts for multiple registrations from the same organization.