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SKF Self-Learning Tools are the essence of our 100 years of rotating machinery experience gathered from virtually every industry, machinery and application, packaged into ready to use, easy to apply courses. These interactive Self Learning Tools are full of information and practical knowledge with relevant case studies. Helping you and your maintenance team stay at the forefront of best practices and knowledge.


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SLT 1: Vibration analysis : (Level 1) Basics of vibration & preliminary analysis

Vibration analysis: (Level 1) Basics of vibration  & preliminary analysis –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     What is vibration

 

     Characteristics of vibration

 

     What is condition monitoring

 

     Machine health assessment as per ISO standards

 

     Basic diagnostics

 

     Analysis procedures

 

     Case studies

 

Exercises
SLT 2: Vibration analysis : (Level 2) Vibration analysis & problem diagnostics

Vibration analysis: (Level 2) Vibration analysis

 

& problem diagnostics –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Unbalance

 

     Misalignment

 

     Mechanical looseness

 

     Bent shaft

 

     Eccentricity

 

     Coupling inaccuracies

 

     Bearing defects

 

     Gear related problems

 

     Defective belt driven system

 

     Inadequate rigidity

 

     Rubbing

 

     Distortion

 

     Piping forces

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 3: Vibration analysis of industrial fans
Vibration analysis of industrial fans –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Classification of fans

 

     Types

 

     Various parts

 

     Vibration analysis of industrial fans

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 4: Diagnostics of cement plant machinery
Diagnostics of cement plant machinery –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Cement plant – Division & sections wise equipment details

 

     Vibration analysis & problem diagnostics of cement plant machinery

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 5: Dynamic balancing (Level 1)

Dynamic balancing –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     What is unbalance

 

     Types of unbalance

 

     Identification of unbalance

 

     In-situ dynamic balancing

 

     Types of balancing

 

     Balancing procedure for single plane balancing

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 6: Basics of rolling element bearings

Basics of rolling element bearings –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Bearing terminology, bearing general data, bearing types, selection of bearing type, selection of bearing size, application of bearings

 

     Lubrication

 

     Mountings & dismounting

 

     Exercises

SLT 7: Mounting of rolling element bearings

Mounting of rolling element bearings –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Overall objective

 

     Preparation for mounting, cold mounting, hot mounting

 

     SKF drive-up method and mounting tools

 

     Exercises

SLT 8: Dismounting of rolling element bearings and failure analysis

Dismounting of rolling element bearings and failure analysis –

 

Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Basic principles

 

     Cold dismounting, hot dismounting, dismounting tools

 

     Bearing damages and failures

 

     Exercises

 

SLT 9: Vibration analysis of rolling element bearings
Vibration analysis of rolling element bearings –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Basics of vibration (refer our previous SLT ‘Basics of vibration and preliminary analysis - level 1’ for more details)

 

     Bearing vibration, variable compliance vibration

 

     Geometrical, perfections and SEE (Spectral Emitted Energy)

 

     Random ultrasonic frequencies, natural frequencies of bearing components

 

     Spike energy measurements, rotational defect frequencies

 

    Bearing damages & failure (refer our previous SLT ‘Dismounting of rolling element bearing and failure analysis’ for more details)

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 10: Vibration analysis of plain bearings

Vibration analysis of plain bearings –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Journal bearings (hydrodynamic bearing pressure, eccentricity, rotor instability), and classifications of journal bearings

     Vibration in bearings

     Common bearing problems

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

 


SLT 11: Vibration analysis of electrical machines

Vibration analysis of electrical machines –Version 1.1

 

List of topics :

 

     General construction of electrical machines

 

     Vibration analysis of electrical machines

 

     Line frequency vibration and slot frequency vibration

 

     Stator and rotor defects

 

     Non-uniform air gap and MMF

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 12: Operation & Maintenance of pumps
Operation & Maintenance of pumps –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Operation of various types of pumps

 

     Operating characteristics of pumps

 

     Efficient operation and maintenance procedures of pumps

 

     Diagnose the problem through vibration analysis

 

     Exercises

SLT 13: Operation & Trouble shooting of material handling equipments
Operation & Trouble shooting of material handling equipments –

 

Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

Types, specifications, advantages, functions, components, trouble shooting, causes and defects of material handling systems like:

 

     Belt conveyors

 

     Bucket elevators

 

     Deep bucket elevators

 

     Drag conveyors

 

     Screw conveyors

 

     Exercises

SLT 14: Analysis of resonance related problems
Analysis of resonance related problems –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Theory

 

     Analysis

 

     Solution

 

     Case studies

 

Exercises
SLT 15: Dynamic analysis of equipments & structures

Dynamic analysis of structures and equipments –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

    Basics of dynamic analysis

 

    Types of analysis

 

    Planning a dynamic analysis

 

    Steps involved in dynamic analysis

 

    Typical for industrial system

 

    Case studies

 

    Do's and don'ts

 

    Practical tips

 

Exercises
SLT 16: Alignment – Theory & Practice

Alignment – Theory & Practice –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

    Types of misalignment

 

    Causes & harmful effects of misalignment

 

    Pre-alignment check and diagnostics of misalignment

 

    Alignment methods & procedures

 

    Case studies

 

    Exercises

SLT 17: Diagnostics of sugar plant machinery
Diagnostics of sugar plant machinery –Version 1.1

 

List of topics :

 

     Sugar plant – Main process & equipment details

 

     Vibration characteristics

 

     Vibration analysis & problem diagnostics of sugar plant machineries

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 18: Diagnostics of thermal power plant machinery

Diagnostics of thermal power plant machinery –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Main sections & equipments

 

     Vibration characteristics & fault diagnostics

     Vibration analysis of critical equipments

 

     Vibration diagnostics chart

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

 

SLT 19: Diagnostics of paper plant machinery
Diagnostics of paper plant machinery –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Main sections & equipments

 

     Lubrication

 

     Vibration characteristics & fault diagnostics

 

     Vibration analysis of critical equipments

 

     Bearing failure modes & online system

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

SLT 20: Oil and Grease analysis

Oil & Grease analysis –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Wear & it types

 

     Oil condition & contamination

 

     Oil analysis test and methods

 

     Sampling procedure

 

     Grease analysis

 

     SKF oil check & SKF Grease test

 

     Exercises

SLT 21: Diagnostics of oil rig equipments

Diagnostics of oil rig equipments –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Drilling rig classification

 

     Critical equipments

 

    Vibration characteristics

 

    Vibration analysis & problem diagnostics of oil rig equipments

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

 

SLT 21: Diagnostics of oil rig equipments
Diagnostics of oil rig equipments –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Drilling rig classification

 

     Critical equipments

 

    Vibration characteristics

 

    Vibration analysis & problem diagnostics of oil rig equipments

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

 

SLT 22: Diagnostics of automotive machinery – Car plant
Diagnostics of automotive machinery – Car plant –Version 1.1

 

List of topics:

 

     Main sections & equipments

 

     Vibration characteristics & fault diagnostics

 

     Vibration analysis of critical equipments

 

     Online system

 

     Case studies

 

     Exercises

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