Vibration Analysis and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), Petroleum Pipelines Inspection, Bridges Inspection, Oil and Gas Storage Tanks Testing, Rail NDT and NDE Inspection Testing, Acoustic Emission Testing, Etc.. (Dublin)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
En Dublin, Ireland (Irlanda)

£25.000 - ($21.062.961)

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  • Seminario intensivo
  • Intermediate
  • Dublin, ireland (Irlanda)
  • 132 horas de clase
  • Duración:
    22 Days
  • Cuándo:
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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
Vibration Monitoring Assistants
Vibration Analysts
Plant Personnel Desirous of Acquiring Fundamental Knowledge of Analytical Methodologies
Quality Manager
Condition Monitoring Technicians
Engineering Technicians and
Any non-technical (NDT) person responsible for NDT Technicians or ordering NDT techniques to maintain plan & equipment

Información importante

Requisitos: Degree or Relevant Work Experience


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Dublin, Ireland
Upper Merion Street, Dublin, Irlanda
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Oil and Gas
Ultrasonic Testing
Vibration Analysis
Fault diagnosis
Detection of Electrical Problem
Instrumentation and Condition Monitoring
Rotating Equipment Types
Condition Monitoring Technologies
Equipment Failure Modes
Machinery Vibration
Deconstructing Bearings
Bearings Vibration Analysis
Rotor and Shaft Balancing
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
EDDY Current Testing
Magnetic Particle Flaw Detection
Liquid Penetrant Inspection
Non-Destructive Evaluation
Oil Gas Storage Tanks Testing
Visual and Optical Testing


Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:


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
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
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 belt drive and gearbox faults
  • Electric Motors Defects
  • Detection Of Electrical Problem Within Induction Motors
Instrumentation and Condition Monitoring
  • Rotating Equipment Types
  • Rotating Equipment Applications
  • Rolling Element Bearings
  • Journal Bearings
  • Equipment Failure Modes
  • Condition Monitoring Technologies
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
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
Deconstructing Bearings
  • Journal and Thrust Bearings
  • Ball Bearings
  • Rotor Bearing System Dynamics
  • Rotor response to Various Forces
  • Rotor Bearing System Instability
Bearings and Vibration, and Rotor and Shaft Balancing
  • Bearings Vibration Analysis
  • Rotor and Shaft Balancing
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 Modeling
  • Sources of Torsional Excitation
  • Transient Response
  • Damping
  • Interpretation of Analysis
Forcing Frequencies, Sonar, Acoustic and Seismic
  • 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

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Defining Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Importance and Applications of Non-Destructive Testing
  • Non-Destructive Testing Techniques
  • Advantages of Non-Destructive Testing
  • The Concept of Flaws
  • Steps in Non-Destructive Testing
  • Uses of NDT Techniques
Principles of Ultrasonic Testing
  • Understanding the Frequency of Ultrasonic Waves
  • Generation of Ultrasonic Waves
  • Piezo-electric Materials for Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Kinds of Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Acoustic Impedance and the Need for Coupling Medium
  • Reflection, Refraction and Scattering of Ultrasonic Beans
  • Ultrasonic Attenuation
  • Working of Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors
  • Industrial Applications
  • Pulse-echo and Through Transmission Testing
  • Scanner Assemblies for Transmission and Pulse-echo Techniques
  • Types of Scan
  • Shear Wave Applications
  • Typical Indications
  • Test Blocks and Evaluating Flaw Size
  • Resonance Technique
  • Ultrasonics and Thickness Measurement
  • Applications of Ultrasonics in Medical Science
  • Determining Grain Size Using Ultrasonics
EDDY Current Testing
Magnetic Particle Flaw Detection
Liquid Penetrant Inspection
Acoustic Emission Testing and Acousto-Ultrasonic Testing
Other Non-Destructive Testing Methods
  • Visual inspection and Optical Techniques
  • Pressure and Leak testing
  • Resistance Strain Gauge
  • Brittle Coatings
  • Spot Test
  • Spark Test
  • Spark Testing
  • Sulphur Printing
  • Thermal Methods
  • Electrical Methods
  • Dynamic Testing
  • Spectrochemical Analysis
  • Thickness Measurement using Beta Gauge and Beta Backscatter Gauge
NDT in Use
  • Rail Inspection
  • Aircraft Inspection
  • Liberty Bell Inspection
  • Bridge Inspection
  • Storage Tank Inspection
  • Wire Rope Inspection
  • Pipeline Inspection
NDE/NDT Technologies
  • Visual and Optical Testing (VT)
  • Radiography (RT)
  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Electromagnetic Testing (ET)
  • Leak Testing (LT)
  • Acoustic Emission Testing (AE)

Información adicional

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute is registered with the UK Registry of Learning Providers (UKRLP) of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), formerly Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS). Its registration number is 10019585 and can be verified at