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March 22, 2016
Sensor and Excitation Methods Seminar - British Columbia, Canada

What to Expect?
Dalimar Instruments and The Modal Shop are pleased to invite you and your team members to a 1-day FREE technical seminar on Sensors & Excitation Methods. This seminar will provide a review of the technology emphasizing on the practical aspects of shakers and sensors as used in a variety of modal analysis and vibration test applications. Seats are limited and available on a first come first serve basis, click here to register now and guarantee your spot!

Tuesday, March 22nd
Delta Burnaby
4331 Dominion Street
Burnaby, BC
V5G 1C7 Canada

Who Should Attend?
Test personnel and their managers, NVH engineers, consultants, sound and vibration personnel, design and analysis staff who use vibration measurements and vibration sensors for product design, for model, component, and full-scale system verification, safety, conformance to standards and sensor calibration. 

Agenda 

  • Accelerometer Overview
    • Theory and Types of Accelerometers
    • Accelerometer Selection
    • Practical Considerations and Tips
    • Calibration and More
  • Excitation Techniques
    • Excitation Methods Overview
    • Impact Hammer Considerations
    • Electrodynamic Shakers
    • History and Design
    • Applications and Tips
      • Modal
      • Vibration Control
      • Calibration
  • Hands-on Time
    • Modal Shaker / SmartShaker demo
    • Do's and don'ts for Excitation Techniques
    • Calibration Demo Using the 9110D portable vibration calibrator

About the Speaker
Marco A. Peres, MS, is a Product Manager at The Modal Shop, Inc., where he is responsible for the shakers and structural test product lines. He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University (Indiana, USA) and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Mr. Peres has over 20 years of experience in sound and vibration applications, servicing customers from aerospace, automotive, and consumer product industry, universities, metrology labs, and research institutes.