Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to an Introduction to Vibration and Shock Testing!

  • 2

    Module 1: Vibration Testing

    • Welcome to Module 1

    • What is Vibration?

    • Vibration Theory

    • Introduction to Vibration Testing

    • Types of Vibration Tests

    • Advanced Topics on Vibration Testing

    • System Failure Modes and and Design Considerations for Vibration Stress

    • Module 1 Wrap-Up

  • 3

    Module 2: Mechanical Shock Testing

    • Welcome to Module 2

    • What is Mechanical Shock?

    • Mechanical Shock Theory

    • Introduction to Mechanical Shock Testing

    • Mechanical Shock TestingTypes

    • Advanced concepts for Mechanical Shock Testing

    • System Failure Modes and Fixes for Mechanical Shock

    • Module 2 Wrap-Up

  • 4

    Module 3: Vibration and Shock Test Equipment

    • Welcome to Module 3

    • Vibration Test System Theory: Types of Shakers and Application

    • Vibration Test System: Introduction to Amplifiers used for Electrodynamic Shakers

    • Introduction to Vibration Test Systems: Slip Tables, Drive Cones, and Head Expanders

    • Mechanical Shock Test Systems: Types and Applications

    • Selecting Vibration and Shock Test Equipment

    • Module 3 Wrap-Up

  • 5

    Module 4: Vibration and Shock Fixture Design

    • Introduction to Module 4

    • Vibration Test Fixture Design

    • Mechanical Shock Test Fixture Design

    • Module 4 Wrap-Up

    • Module 4: Quiz

  • 6

    Module 5: Vibration and Shock Data Acquisition

    • Introduction to Module 5

    • What is Data Acquisition?

    • Introduction to Control Theory

    • Data Acquisition Equipment

    • Introduction to Accelerometers

    • Determining Measurement Locations

    • Module 5 Wrap-Up

  • 7

    Module 6: Vibration and Shock Test Profile Development

    • Welcome to Module 6

    • Introduction to Vibration and Shock Test Profiles

    • What are you trying to test for: Advance Topics on Vibration and Shock Test Profile Development

    • Module 6 Wrap-Up

  • 8

    Module 7: Planning and Performing Vibration and Shock Testing

    • Module 7 the Final Chapter

    • Vibration Test Plan Development

    • Shock Test Plan Development

    • Setting up and Performing a Vibration Test

    • Setting up and Performing a Shock Test

    • Module 7 Wrap-Up

  • 9

    Course Review and Final Exam

    • Course Wrap Up

    • Applying what you learned to your job