ISO Category I - Vibration Analysis Entry level


The basics of performing vibration analysis to get started within a condition monitoring program. Various techniques used to understand machinery condition are introduced.

Course objectives

Introduce a novice to basic vibration analysis by using a variety of PdM instrumentation and software. To find how vibration analysis and related technologies can best be integrated to successfully implement such programs from hands-on demonstration. Teach vibration terminology and measurement conventions needed, not only by coverage of seminar text material, but also by performing “button pushing” demonstration to maximize the learning experience.

Recommended for

Plant personnel requiring an introduction to vibration analysis techniques and technologies used in a condition predictive maintenance program. Including maintenance supervisors, rotating machinery engineers, predictive maintenance technicians and coordinators, reliability engineers, and multi-skilled mechanics.


Basic machine maintenance skills and experience. General computer and calculating skills are helpful. Little or no previous vibrating experience required.

  • WI100 Vibration basics
  • JM02001 Introduction Guide to Vibration Monitoring
  • JM02007 Vibration Principles
  • MB02006 Predictive maintenance
  • MB02005 SKF Condition Monitoring
  • KBA00276 Measuring with different SKF devices.
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