Vibration Analysis: Motion, R.M.S. Vibration, Amplitude, Velocity, Acceleration PG Course, Abuja KL London Jakarta Colombo Doha, Online

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, Providing Postgraduate Diploma; PG Certificate; & PG Short Courses, in Dubai, London, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, New Delhi, Islamabad, Abuja, Accra, Lagos, Lusaka, Paris, Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Banjul, Amman, Doha, Kuwait, Cairo, Manama, Nairobi, Jeddah, etc. & Online.

Seminar or Course Number 111 - Vibration Analysis Vibration Instruments RMS Techniques Vibration Measurement Spectrum Analysis Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate – in Vibration Analysis (1), Double-Credit, 60 Credit-Hours, accumulating to a Postgraduate Certificate, with 120 additional Credit-Hours, and a Postgraduate Diploma, with 300 additional Credit-Hours. Course contents include: Introduction to Vibration; Defining Vibration Analysis; Typical Vibration Instruments; Motion - R.M.S. Technique; Vibration Amplitude Measurement; Peak Vibration; Peak to Peak Vibration Measurement; Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration; Units and Unit Conversion; Spectrum Analysis; FFT Spectrum Analyzer Technology; Frequency Vibration; Natural Frequency; Generated Frequency; Resonant Frequency; Basic Forcing Frequency Calculations; Defining Mass and Its Units of Measurement; Use of Vibration in Evaluating Machinery Condition; The Concept of Velocity; The Concept of Frequency; Exploring Time Waveform Phase; Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT); Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) Techniques; Exploiting Displacement; Defining Speed; Deducing Acceleration Detecting High Vibration; Sensor Variations; Analogue Instrumentation – Shortcomings; Digital Technology – Advantages; Vibration alarms; Spectral band alarms; Effecting an Enhanced Maintenance Programme; Basic Fault Identification; Vibratory Fault Characteristics and Patterns; Overall Level Measurements; Mechanical Analysis; Harmonic Measurements; Harmonic Distortion Measurement; Alarm Limits, Trending and Exception Reports; Preventive Maintenance; Predictive Maintenance; Reliability-Centered Maintenance Programmed (RCM); Fault Diagnosis - Common Electric Motor Faults; Fault Diagnosis - Common Pump, Fan and Compressor Faults; Fault Diagnosis - Rolling Element Bearing Wear; Fault Diagnosis – Imbalance; Fault Diagnosis – Misalignment; Fault Diagnosis – Looseness; Fault Diagnosis – Eccentricity; Fault Diagnosis – Resonance; Fault Diagnosis - Bearings Defects;  Fault Diagnosis - Gears Defects; Fault Diagnosis - Belts Defects; Common Belt Drive and Gearbox Faults; Electric Motors Defects; Detection of Electrical Problem within Induction Motors.

 

 Seminar or Course Number 111 - Vibration Analysis (1) Seminar or Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate - in Vibration Analysis (1) Double Credit, Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.

 

Course Co-ordinator:        

Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford is Course Coordinator. He is the Director of HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, A Postgraduate-Only Institution. He has the following Qualifications and Affiliations:

Doctor of Philosophy {(PhD) {University College London (UCL) - University of London)};

MEd Management (University of Bath);

Postgraduate (Advanced) Diploma Science Teacher Ed. (University of Bristol);

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems (University of West London, formerly Thames Valley University);

Diploma in Doctoral Research Supervision, (University of Wolverhampton);

Teaching Certificate;

Fellow of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Human Resources Specialist, of the Institute of Management Specialists;

Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM);

Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS);

Member of the Standing Council for Organisational Symbolism (MSCOS);

Member of ResearchGate;

Executive Member of Academy of Management (AOM). There, his contribution incorporates the judging of competitions, review of journal articles, and guiding the development of conference papers. He also contributes to the Disciplines of:

Human Resources;

Organization and Management Theory;

Organization Development and Change;

Research Methods;

Conflict Management;

Organizational Behavior;

Management Consulting;

Gender & Diversity in Organizations; and

Critical Management Studies.

Professor Dr. Crawford has been an Academic in the following UK Universities:

University of London (Royal Holloway), as Research Tutor;

University of Greenwich (Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

University of Wolverhampton, (Wolverhampton Business School), as Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), in Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management;

London Southbank University (Business School), as Lecturer and Unit Leader.

His responsibilities in these roles included:

Doctoral Research Supervisor;

Admissions Tutor;

Postgraduate and Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor;

Programme Leader;

Personal Tutor.

 

For Whom This Course is Designed

This Course is Designed For:

  •  Those Responsible For Collecting Vibration Readings;

  • Those Desirous Of Vibration Reading Analysis;

  • Reliability Engineers;

  • Product Data Management (PDM Program Managers);

  • Maintenance Staff Desirous of Learning Condition Monitoring Generally;

  • Maintenance Staff Desirous of Learning Vibration Analysis, Specifically;

  • Maintenance Supervisors;

  • Rotating Machinery Engineers;

  • Predictive Maintenance Coordinators;

  • Reliability Engineers;

  • Advanced Mechanics and Technicians;

  • Maintenance Supervisors;

  • Rotating Mechanics;

  • Machinery Engineers;

  • Predictive Maintenance;

  • Technicians and Coordinators;

  • Reliability Engineers;

  • Plant Personnel Needing a Heightened Vibration Analysis Exposure;

  • Those Needing an Understanding of Spectrum and Waveform Relationships;

  • Vibration Monitoring Assistants;

  • Vibration Analysts;

  • Plant Personnel Desirous of Acquiring Fundamental Knowledge of Analytical Methodologies;

  • Plant Personnel Desirous of Acquiring Fundamental Knowledge Required To Assess Machinery Conditions For Improvement of Predictive Maintenance Programmes.

 

Duration: 10 Days

 

Cost:  £10,000.00 Per Delegate                     

 

The course cost does not include living accommodation. However, delegates are treated with the following:

  •  Free Continuous snacks throughout the Event Days;  

  •  Free Hot Lunch on Event Days;                           

  •  Free City Tour;             

  •  Free Stationery;                               

  •  Free On-site Internet Access;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s   Diploma – Postgraduate; or

  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation – if unsuccessful on resit.

 

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Complimentary Products include:

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Folder;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference Ring Binder/ Writing Pad;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Key Ring/ Chain;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Leather Conference (Computer – Phone) Bag – Black or Brown;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s 8GB USB Flash Memory Drive, with Course/ Programme Material;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Metal Pen;

  • HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute’s Polo Shirt.

 

Location:  Central London and International Locations

 

Daily Schedule: 9:30 to 4:30 pm.

 

  

 Seminar or Course Number 111 - Vibration Analysis (1) Seminar or Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate - in Vibration Analysis (1) Double Credit, Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.

 

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

 

 

Part 1: Vibration Analysis - Fundamentals

 

  • Introduction to Vibration;

  • Defining Vibration Analysis;

  • Typical Vibration Instruments;

  • Motion - R.M.S. Technique;

  • Vibration Amplitude Measurement;

  • Peak Vibration;

  • Peak to Peak Vibration Measurement;

  • Displacement, Velocity and Acceleration;

  • Units and Unit Conversion;

  • Spectrum Analysis;

  • FFT Spectrum Analyzer Technology;

  • Frequency Vibration;

  • Natural Frequency;

  • Generated Frequency;

  • Resonant Frequency;

  • Basic Forcing Frequency Calculations.

 

Part 2: Fundamental Vibration Analysis Concepts and Issues

 

  • Defining Mass and Its Units of Measurement;

  • Use of Vibration in Evaluating Machinery Condition;

  • The Concept of Velocity;

  • The Concept of Frequency;

  • Exploring Time Waveform Phase;

  • Discrete Fourier Transform (DFT);

  • Fast Fourier Transformation (FFT) Techniques;

  • Exploiting Displacement;

  • Defining Speed;

  • Deducing Acceleration

  • Detecting High Vibration;

  • Sensor Variations;

  • Analogue Instrumentation – Shortcomings;

  • Digital Technology – Advantages;

  • Vibration alarms;

  • Spectral band alarms.

 

 

Part 3: Effecting an Enhanced Maintenance Programme

 

  • Basic Fault Identification;

  • Vibratory Fault Characteristics and Patterns;

  • Overall Level Measurements;

  • Mechanical Analysis;

  • Harmonic Measurements;

  • Harmonic Distortion Measurement;

  • Alarm Limits, Trending and Exception Reports;

  • Preventive Maintenance;

  • Predictive Maintenance;

  • Reliability-Centered Maintenance Programmed (RCM);

  • Fault Diagnosis - Common Electric Motor Faults;

  • Fault Diagnosis - Common Pump, Fan and Compressor Faults;

  • Fault Diagnosis - Rolling Element Bearing Wear;

  • Fault Diagnosis – Imbalance;

  • Fault Diagnosis – Misalignment;

  • Fault Diagnosis – Looseness;

  • Fault Diagnosis – Eccentricity;

  • Fault Diagnosis – Resonance;

  • Fault Diagnosis - Bearings Defects; 

  • Fault Diagnosis - Gears Defects;

  • Fault Diagnosis - Belts Defects;

  • Common Belt Drive and Gearbox Faults;

  • Electric Motors Defects;

  • Detection of Electrical Problem within Induction Motors.

 

Part 4: Instrumentation and Condition Monitoring

 

  • Rotating Equipment Types;

  • Rotating Equipment Applications;

  • Rolling Element Bearings;

  • Journal Bearings;

  • Equipment Failure Modes; 

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies – Vibration;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies – Oil;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies – Emission;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies - Electric motor testing;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies - Wear particle;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies – Infrared;

  • Condition Monitoring Technologies – Acoustic.

 

 

Part 5: Data Acquisition Techniques

 

  • Instrumentation;

  • Transducers and transducer mounting;

  • Measurement point naming conventions;

  • Routes surveys;

  • Loading and unloading the route;

  • Data collection;

  • Following a route;

  • Repeatable data collection;

  • Test procedures;

  • Observations: best utilizing your time in the field;

  • Recognizing bad data.

 

Part 6: Fundamentals of Machinery Vibration

 

  • Key Concepts – Mass;

  • The concept of Stiffness;

  • Mechanical Resonance;

  • Conceptualizing Damping;

  • Un-damped Free Vibration;

  • Damped Free Vibration;

  • Damped Force Vibration;

  • Lateral Vibration Characteristics;

  • Rigid - Body Vibrations;

  • Flexible Shaft Vibrations;

  • Mode Shapes and Critical Speeds of General Motor Bearing Systems.

 

Part 7: Deconstructing Bearings

 

  • Journal and Thrust Bearings:

  • Types of Fluid Film Bearings;

  • Selection of Bearing Type;

  • Selection of Bearing Dimensions;

  • Self-acting Thrust Bearings;

  • Design Data for Tilting-Pad Thrust Bearings;

  • Calculated Thrust Bearing Stiffness & Damping.

  • Ball Bearings:

  • Bearing Design Factors;

  • Fatigue Life;

  • Bearing Lubrication;

  • Dynamics of Ball Bearings.

  • Rotor Bearing System Dynamics:

  • Spring and Damping Coefficient;

  • Rotor Response Analysis;

  • Rotor Dynamics For a Typical Machine.

  • Rotor Response to Various Forces:

  • Type of Forces;

  • Response to Unbalance;

  • Response to Other Forces.

  • Rotor Bearing System Instability:

  • Dynamic Instability in Rigid-Body Systems;

  • Complicating Factors;

  • Control of Rotor Instability.

 

Part 8: Bearings and Vibration, and Rotor and Shaft Balancing

 

  • Bearings Vibration Analysis:

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  • Analytical methods for calculating vibration amplitudes;

  • Troubleshooting analysis;

  • Diagnostic procedures;

  • Machinery faults and vibration frequencies;

  • Vibration at running speed;

  • Shaft surface defects and proximity probe readings;

  • Vibration amplitude jump phenomenon;

  • Beating of two adjacent frequencies;

  • Harmonics;

  • Sub-synchronous vibrations;

  • Modulation;

  • Vibration of ball and roller bearings.

  • Rotor and Shaft Balancing:

  •  

  • Balancing of Rotors and Shafts;

  • Single Plane Balancing;

  • Balancing in a Commercial Balance Machine;

  • In Place Rotor and Shaft Balancing.

 

Part 9: Vibration Data Analysis, Interpretation and Problem Resolution

 

  • Acquiring Data to Define the Problem;

  • Long-Term History of Machine;

  • Field Measurement Data Acquisition;

  • Field Measurement Data Assessment;

  • Field Measurement Data Interpretation;

  • Torsional Vibration Modelling;

  • Sources of Torsional Excitation;

  • Transient Response;

  • Damping;

  • Interpretation of Analysis.

 

 

Part 10: Forcing Frequencies, Sonar, Acoustic and Seismic Measurements

 

  • Using Units of Orders Instead of Hz or CPM;

  • Calculating Forcing Frequencies;

  • Identifying Shaft Speed;

  • Blade and Vane Passing Frequencies;

  • Bearing Frequencies;

  • Gear Mesh Frequencies;

  • Gear and Belt Driven Machines (Multiple Shafts with Different Turning Speeds);

  • Parametrically Excited Surface Waves;

  • Normal Form Symmetries;

  • Linear Measurement Instruments;

  • Seismic or Acoustic Emission;

  • Acoustic Measurement Instrument;

  • 3D Seismic Surveys;

  • 4D Seismic Mapping.

 Seminar or Course Number 111 - Vibration Analysis (1) Seminar or Course, Leading to Diploma – Postgraduate - in Vibration Analysis (1) Double Credit, Accumulating to a Postgraduate Diploma. Click to download the PDF Brochure for this Course.