B&K Vibro machine diagnostics and rotor dynamics training

Machine Diagnostics and Rotordynamics Training

Manage asset health with B&K Vibro vibration monitoring training

As experienced and certified experts, we offer world-class training all around vibration measurement, machine diagnostics and rotor dynamics:

MD1 – Basic machine protection  and condition monitoring

  • Why use vibration measurements
  • Techniques and Tools
  • Offline and online monitoring systems
  • Fundamentals of machine behavior
  • Best practice for taking measurements
  • Monitoring auxiliary machines (REB balance-of-plant machinery)

Duration of course: 1 day
Course type: Public, private, remote
Prerequisites to the training: none

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MD2 – Turbo Machinery Diagnostics and Rotor Dynamics

  • Rotor diagnostics based on vibration analysis – definitions and theory
  • Fluid-film bearings and turbo machinery analysis techniques; fundamental rotor response, stiffness, instabilities
  • Interpretation of wareform, phase, orbit, polar and Bodé plots; shaft centerline, full and half spectrum plots. Root cause analysis, recommendations exercise.

Duration of course: 3 days
Course type: Public, private, remote
Prerequisites to the training: CAT II

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MD3 – Balancing in-situ (2 options)

1) Rigid-rotor balancing

Balancing using 1 or 2 planes, 4 run no phase and overhung balancing methods. Types of unbalance, vector review.

2) Flexible-rotor balancing

Vector review, balance response and recognizing resonance. Mode shape, rotor non-linearity, thermal vector, field consideration, with balancing workshop.

Duration of course: 1 day each
Course type: Public, private, remote
Prerequisites to the training: MD2 or CAT II (option 1) and MD4 or CAT III (option 2)

Please note: In order to do both rigid-rotor and flexible-rotor balancing, you will need to order course no. MD3 twice!

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MD4 – Hands-on Diagnostics Seminar

  • How to correctly diagnose machine fault conditions and suggest the correct recommendations and practices (also covering some turbo machinery)
  • Bearing types (journal and anti-friction) and related faults. Interpretation of data plots and root cause failure investigations (many case studies and exercises).

Duration of course: 3 days (A private course attended from remote can be split into several days of 90-minute remote sessions.)
Course type: Public, private, remote
Prerequisites to the training: MD2 or CAT II

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Download the course overview brochure: B&K Vibro Vibration Measurement Training Courses

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All courses are class-room and online courses (live stream) so students can attend from remote. 

PRIVATE courses can be held at customer’s site or at our offices in Nærum/Denmark, Darmstadt/Germany or Gardnerville/Nevada (USA). PUBLIC courses are organized in Nærum, Darmstadt, and Gardnerville/Nevada (USA) only, and these are open to everyone. The language is English only, no matter where the training is held.

 

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