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Machine Vibration Basics

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The unexpected breakdown of rotating machinery is the single largest cause of emergency downtime in industries. This computer based training program explains the physical basis for vibration monitoring, vibration analysis through identification of discreet frequencies, and provides extensive problem solving examples of real life machinery problems. Grand Award Winner for the Product of the Year 2005 by Plant Engineering Magazine.

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Predictive Maintenance Defined

  • Emergency vs. Preventive vs. Predictive Maintenance
  • Steps toward a Predictive Approach
  • The Spectrum of Predictive Maintenance Methods
  • The Physics of Failures and the Mortality of Machinery
  • Bearing Life vs. Force Relationship
  • Dynamic Load Ratings of Bearings Related to Actual Forces

Vibration Measurement and Engineering Limits

  • Vibration Terms and Units of Measurement
  • The Machinery Vibration Severity Chart
  • Bearing Failure Detection
  • Monitoring Conventions
  • Determining Vibration Limits

Vibration Analysis

  • Sweep Filter
  • Vibration Analysis using Overall Readings
  • The Time and Frequency Domain
  • Vibration Spectrums
  • FFT
  • Sources of Vibration Frequencies
  • Calculating Potential Machine Train Frequencies
  • Envelopes and Bands
  • The Troubleshooting Process

Correcting Machine Imbalance

  • Causes of Machine Imbalance
  • Units of Imbalance
  • Simple “No Phase” Balancing Method