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What is Vibration Analysis? The Basics

02/13/2018

What-Is-vibration-analysis-basics.pngThe below video is a 11 minute segment of a 30 minute long presentation given by Adam Smith, CMRT and Jacob Bell of HECO PSG at the 2017 Reliability, Process, and Maintenance (RPM) Symposium. This presentation discusses the basics of vibration analysis as a predictive maintenance tool. This presentation covers:

  • What is Vibration?
  • Forces of Vibration
  • Bearing Faults
  • Misalignment
  • Looseness
  • Imbalance
  • Bearing Frequency Calculation

 

 
 
  
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Adam Smith

HECO Predictive Service Group (PSG)

269-381-7200

asmith@hecoinc.com 

 

About the author:

Adam Smith, CMRT is HECO PSG's Regional Operation Manager and Senior Reliability Specialist based out of Greenwood, SC. He is an ISO Certified Vibration Analyst, Category III. Adam is skilled at designing and implementing predictive maintenance programs in industrial and commercial facilities. Adam is also a Certified Reliability and Maintenance Technician (CMRT) through the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP).

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