Training: Classroom

Practical Rotordynamics for Real Machinery, Fall 2018

October 22-26, 2018
Sarasota, FL
Course Details and Registration

Topics covered

  • Fundamentals/Basics
  • Relevance of the various topics
  • Modeling tips
  • Undamped critical speed maps
  • Unbalance response analysis
  • Rotordynamic instability
  • High pressure compressor stability
  • Pump rotordynamic considerations
  • Fluid-film bearing types
  • Tilting-pad bearings
  • Specialized bearings (i.e., magnetic bearings, foil bearings, etc.)
  • Seals
  • Undamped torsional analysis
  • Torsional Campbell diagrams
  • Variable frequency drives
  • Torsional response analysis
  • Synchronous motor start-up analysis
  • Reciprocating machine torsionals
  • Machinery specific considerations
  • API specifications and compliance
  • Case studies
  • Testing

3 teachers


ERIK SWANSON of Xdot Engineering and Analysis
MALCOLM E. LEADER of Applied Machinery Dynamics
MARK CORBO of No Bull Engineering

Training Location

Courtyard by Marriot
Sarasota University Park/Lakewood Ranch Area
8305 Tourist Center Drive
Sarasota, FL 34201
(800) 627-7468


The baseline course runs Monday – Thursday and is $2750. DYROBES will be presented on Friday, the fee for that portion of the course is $625. There is a $95 convenience fee if paying on line.
Course Details and Registration


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