April 2021 – Viking Analytics

Using Machine Learning to identify operational modes in rotating equipment

Vibration monitoring is key to performing condition monitoring-based maintenance in rotating equipment such as engines, compressors, turbines, pumps, generators, blowers, and gearboxes. However, periodic route-based vibration monitoring programs are not enough to prevent breakdowns, as they normally offer a narrower view of the machines’ conditions. Adding Machine Learning algorithms to this process makes it scalable,