(90 min.) Case Study: Machine Defect Analysis using Vibration data

Priyan Perera, Reliability & Condition Monitoring Engineer, HVL Group


This presentation will cover theoretical background of vibration and setting up parameters to pick up bearing defects. Real life examples of motor, gear box, conveyors and pump bearings will be used to explain defects nature and also predicting failure time.



Priyan Perera holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, MBA, VA Cat IV and Masters of Reliability and Maintenance Engineering from Monash University, Australia. For over 19 years, he has been working in Maintenance, Lubrication, Reliability Engineering and Condition Monitoring fields and has worked for Chevron lubricants – Sri Lanka doing industrial consultancy and lubrication training to Cement, Construction, Marine and Power Generation Industries. His past certifications also include IR Level II, PG Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Asset Reliability Practitioner I (ARP I-Mobius Institute). Since 2010, Priyan has been working as a Reliability & Condition Monitoring Specialist in HVL Group – Hunter Valley, Australia working to coal mining and processing industry. Priyan is considered to be a trainer and has done several conference presentations in Reliability and Condition Monitoring. Plant Reliability Engineering, Machine Condition Monitoring and Root Cause Failure analysis continue to be integral elements of his daily business.