Machinery Vibration Analysis


This course provides more in-depth discussions of single channel time waveform, FFT, and phase analysis techniques for the evaluation of industrial machinery. It includes acceptance testing, machine severity assessment, use of demodulation and HFD techniques, basic operating deflection shape (ODS), and single plan balancing. This course is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category III Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications.


David Szrom, CAT IV
Allen Plymon, CAT IV
Bill Pryor, CAT IV

Course Materials

Course PowerPoint follow-along deck
Two-volume text, Machinery Vibration Analysis: Diagnostics, Condition Evaluation, and Correction
Workbook containing examples, workshop problems and the Body of Knowledge found in ISO 18436-2 Annex A
Training course examination study guide
Certificate of completion (3.2 CEUs)

Course Agenda:

Monday 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Optional Cat III exam – Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Course Dates & Times Subject to Change, Please Check the Event Date

Registration Fees:

$1,975 USD Nonmember ($1,880 VI Members)
$100 expidited materials fee for registrations received within 1 week of course starting.