CAT II – Basic Machinery Vibration

CAT II – Basic Machinery Vibration

Vibration Institute


BMV prepares attendees to perform basic vibration analysis on industrial machinery using single-channel measurements, with or without trigger signals, according to established and recognized procedures. It covers basics of sensors, database and data collector setup, data collection, signal processing, fault analysis, and basics of single plane balancing. It is partial preparation for the Vibration Analyst Category II Certification Exam. The workshops and demonstrations scheduled throughout the training course are used to illustrate theory and applications. All registered attendees in the Basic Machinery Vibrations training course will receive:

  • Course Training Manual
  • Printed Copy of Course PowerPoints
  • Workbook with examples, vibration related questions requiring a solution and 18436-2 Annex A from the Body of Knowledge
  • Calculator
  • Ruler
  • Certificate of Course Completion

The BMV training is a four and one-half day course. It will run Monday through Thursday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. daily. With the final day, Friday running from 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Subject to change.

Upcoming Dates and Locations: Click to learn more details and register!

Louisville, KY: November 14 – 18, 2022

San Diego, CA: December 5 – 9, 2022

Knoxville, TN: March 6 – 10, 2023

San Antonio, TX: May 15 – 19, 2023

New Orleans, LA: October 2 – 6, 2023

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