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ISO 18436 Category I
Basic Vibration Analyst Training & Certification

Public Courses and Online Training
Learn vibration analysis from the world’s leading provider of training & certification. At Mobius Institute,
we offer the most understandable and interesting training available. Our Crystal Clear™ training
methodology is unique; using hundreds of 3D animations and software simulations that make complex
concepts easier to understand. We offer ISO 18436 Category I to IV training via public venue courses as
well as online through the Mobius Institute website.

Mobius Institute is ISO/IEC 17024 and ISO 18436-1 accredited, meaning that you are assured that your
certification meets the highest global standards, and our training teaches you everything you need to
know according to the ISO 18436 standard for vibration analyst training. There is no more highly
regarded training & certification available.

resolution. rolling element bearings faults. and those who want a better understanding of vibration analysis and condition monitoring. All of our training courses are also offered at your site. and numerous software simulators that completely demystify vibration analysis. and you will truly understand what you are doing. and other conditions • An introduction to setting alarm limits Our public courses are conducted by an experienced. the importance of improved reliability. people collecting vibration data. and you will enjoy our practical approach. this course is for to see the courses scheduled in your area. difficult to understand (and boring). When senior vibration analysts attend our classes they often say “if only I could have learned this way when I got started”. Mobius makes learning about vibration analysis unique. that’s what our more advanced courses are for. You will come away with a solid understanding of why we monitor the condition of rotating machinery (and other critical assets). You have the opportunity to do just that. so if you have several people to train. If you are ready to get started in vibration analysis and condition monitoring. You will take away skills that you can immediately apply to your job. and how vibration can be successfully measured and analyzed to provide an early warning of a wide range of fault conditions. oil analysis. averaging and other analyzer settings mean • How to analyze vibration spectra.mobiusinstitute. repeatable measurements • What the Fmax. infrared analysis (thermography). wear particle analysis. resonance. certified Mobius Institute instructor at Mobius Institute authorized training centers in 50 countries throughout the world. While vibration training courses have traditionally been very theoretical. Flash simulations. misalignment. and the basics of fault diagnosis: unbalance. You will come away from the course with a solid understanding of: • The benefits of performing condition monitoring and improving reliability • The condition monitoring technologies: acoustic emission. See the Mobius institute website at www. CAT-I Course Overview The Mobius Institute Category I course is the ideal starting place for new vibration analysts. You won’t come away as an expert. you will be captivated by the Mobius training methods. we can come to your location. We use 3D animations. motor testing • How machines work – via supplementary self-study using the “Equipment Knowledge” section • How vibration measurements can tell you about the condition of the machine • How to collect good. looseness. .

you will understand how to take good measurements.Candidate Profile: Optional: ½ day Review & certification examination. and you will be ready to begin analyzing vibration spectra. vertical. 2 hours. • You are or will be analyzing vibration data TC-1A Recommended Practice • You look forward to the opportunity to develop your skills in the field of machine Public Course Pre-Study: Registered students are given access to condition & vibration analysis the online version of the course via the Mobius Institute Learning • You are seeking to become certified to Zone before the class and for six months after course completion international standards (ISO-18436) by an to assist them with converting the course information into practice accredited certification body • You want to become more valuable to Online Learning: Registered students are given access to the your employer Mobius Institute Learning Management System for a period of 6 months to provide ample time to learn the material and prepare for the optional certification examination Certification Prerequisite: Prior experience is not required for attending the training course. but 6 months of experience is required for certification. 70% • You are relatively new to vibration passing grade analysis • You are or will be collecting vibration data Compliance: ISO 18436 Category I – Vibration Analyst. CAT-I Course Description Duration: 3 ½ days Cat I / Level I Format: Live course or via online learning Category I . Outcome: You will come away from this course with a very good understanding of vibration analysis fundamentals. Topics covered: • Maintenance practices • A quick introduction to mounting the • Condition monitoring accelerometer and surface preparation • Principles of vibration • Naming conventions • Introduction to vibration measurement • What are “routes” and how do you create • An introduction to the time waveform them? • An introduction to the spectrum • Signal processing • An introduction to forcing frequencies • A quick tour of your analyzer • Explaining the different vibration units • Spectral averaging • A brief introduction to phase • Vibration analysis • Data acquisition • The spectrum analysis process • A quick review of data acquisition • What is resonance – a quick introduction • How do we measure vibration? • Diagnosing common fault conditions • Where to place the sensor on the • Setting alarm limits machine • Understanding axial. and horizontal readings The BEST Analysts are MOBIUS Trained™ . ASNT SNT. radial.

com or contact an authorized training center in your region. view the public course schedule for your Don’t hesitate to mail your questions to learn@mobiusinstitute. Get started today Go to our website to learn more about our public and online learning courses.mobiusinstitute. quick-reference guide. CONTACT: learn@mobiusinstitute.The purchase of the public course includes six months of access to the Mobius Learning Zone (an excellent web resource to prepare for the www. The purchase of the online learning course includes six months access to the Mobius Learning Management System (LMS) where you are provided the complete course content. Mobius Institute also maintains a listing of all certified analysts on our website and provides each analyst with a certification confirmation webpage. a course manual. and become certified by taking the optional certification examination through invigilation. and the recognition of your certification by the ISO 18436 standard. carefully explained and demonstrated on-screen.mobiusinstitute. For more information about Mobius Institute’s accreditation. MOBIUS INSTITUTE AUSTRALIA – BELGIUM – COSTA RICA – UNITED STATES and authorized training centers in 50 countries. CAT-I Certification All Mobius certified analysts receive personalized logos with their certification number and name for their own professional use. please visit © 2015 – Mobius Institute – All rights reserved. Examinations for certification are offered as an option at the end of the course. Mobius mouse pad with fault diagnostic reminders and pen. Optionally. and to follow up after the course). . you can order a hard copy training manual.