Vibration 1 outline

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Course Outline for Vibration Level 1



Day 1:

Maintenance philosophies:

Overview of PPM technologies

Vibration
Infrared
Ultrasonics
Oil analysis
Wear particle analysis
Motor current signature analysis

Types of monitoring:

Periodic
Constant
Remote; wireless
As needed only

History of Vibration Analysis

Overview of a monitoring program:

Data collection
Routes and their parameters
Alarms
Reports

Hands on:   Load a database with some history.  Take measurements on a route, recognize which points are in alarm and examining trends.

Vibration Basics

Amplitude types
History;  Group exercise
Amplitude relationships;
Hands on exercise with an overall meter
Introduction of resonance


 

Day 2:
Vibration Basics part 2

Waveform
FFT;  Imbalance vs. Misalignment
Vectors
Phase

Vibration instruments

Types

Settings

Low frequency cutoff
Fmax
Lines of resolution
Averages

Resolution issues

Hands on: trying different settings

Off-route measurements

Data Collection

Transducer Types
Measurement location considerations
Mounting
Hands on:  Try using different types of mounting to take measurements – Stinger, 2-pole, flat, quick fit, or stud mount
Running Routes
Recognizing alerts and alarms
Spectral analysis

Terminology

Sub synchronous
1x RPM
Lower frequencies above 1x RPM
Higher frequencies

Process of elimination exercises

Spectral analysis exercise

Bearing failure stages

Imbalance vs. Misalignment practice

Hands on:  Analyze machines


 

Day 3:
Financial justification

Start tracking early
Why it is important to the analyst
Effective reporting

Alarm types

Overall
Broadband
Narrow band
Envelope
Standard of deviation

Basic resonance

Patterns
Large vibration at one point
Cracking
Curling – hand feel
10 division plot
Foot related resonance checks
Hands on:  resonance exercises

Concepts of Truncation, Modulation and Beats
Simulator assignment exercises
Case histories


 

Day 4 (a.m.)
Case histories
Review of concepts and practice application exercises
Overview of the various roles in a world class program

Day 4 (p.m.)
Certification examination (optional)