D-CAD Technologies
Development Centre forApplied Dynamics
Machine Foundation Design
Competency Centre for Frame and Block Foundation
Rotary, Reciprocating, Impact Machines and Vibration Isolation

5-day International Training Program on Machine Foundation Design
with 4 days Exhaustive Hands on Training for Foreign and Indian Participants
25th to 29th June 2018 - New Delhi, India


Dr K G Bhatia Foundations for Industrial Machines - Handbook for Practising Engineers Dr K G Bhatia,     B.Sc. Engg., ME, PhD
Sr P.E., Chartered Engineer, Honorary Engineer (IISEE Japan)
Member - Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Committees on Earthquake, Machine Foundation,
Mechanical Vibration & Shock.
  • General Manager - Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd. (BHEL)
  • President - ISET (Indian Society of Earthquake Technology)

Dr. K G Bhatia is a well known research scientist in the field of Structural Dynamics, and an expert in the profession of Machine Foundation Design, Seismic Qualification, Failure Analysis and Weight Optimization. He has over 45 years of industry experience. Dr. Bhatia has carried out machine foundation design and conducted field studies on many machines and their foundations for various projects. It is this rich experience which Dr. Bhatia has brought out in form a Handbook. He shares this rich experience with Practising Engineers, Students, Academicians, Researchers and Industry in general during such Training Programs and Workshops.

Handbook: The handbook covers basic fundamentals of vibration analysis, modeling, analysis and design aspects. Various Case Studies of real life machines, problems and solutions backed up by field measurements are also discussed.
Foundations for Industrial Machines: Handbook for Practising Engineers
ISBN: 978-81-906032-2-5, Pages:860, Hard Bound, 2.0 kg
D-CAD Publishers, New Delhi, Ph:+91-9873003427, kgbhatia@machinefoundation.com

Program Advantage

- Clear understanding of machine data and appreciation of its influence / limitations on the response.
- Designers have improved confidence level that results in Reduction in machine down time.
- Do's and don'ts related to machine foundation.

Detailed Coverage

Day 1:
- Understanding Dynamics with specific application to Machine Foundation; Field Data Vs. Design Data of Soil, Machine & Foundation; Design considerations; Case Studies & Field Performance
- Applied Vibration: Free and Forced Vibration, Response to Dynamic Loading, Transient & Steady State Response, FE Modeling & Analysis, Modeling incompatibilities

Exhaustive Hands on Training using FE or Equivalent Software
available to participants covering the design of foundations for real life machines.

Day 2: Hands on Training - Block Foundations for Real Life M/c (Fan, Blower, Pump etc.)
Day 3: Hands on Training - Frame Foundations for Real Life M/c (Turbo-Generators, Turbo-Compressors, Motor-Generators/Compressors etc.)
Day 4: Hands on Training - Design of Vibration Isolation System for Real Life M/c e.g. Fans, Pumps, Compressors etc.
Day 5: Hands on Training - Foundations for Machines on Structural Floors, Building Floors as well as Foundations for Impact Machines like Forging Hammers.

Program Schedule and Cost Information

Dates: 25th to 29th June 2018
Venue: New Delhi, India
Program cost:
Participants can choose option of attending any 1-Day, 2-Day, 3-Day or full 5-Day program as per their professional interest.

Registration cost per participant
International Indian
1-day Program USD 400 INR 15000
2-day Program USD 700 INR 25000
3-day Program USD 1000 INR 35000
5-day Program USD 1600 INR 55000

GST @ 18% is extra

Program cost includes:
(i) Tea, Coffee, Snacks and Lunch for 5 days (ii) Handouts - soft copy (iii) One copy of Machine Foundation Handbook

(i) Early Bird Discount @ 10% if registered 20 days before event (ii) Group Discount @ 10% for 3 participants and above

  • Advance Registration can be done by paying USD 200/- or INR 10,000/- per participant. Balance payment can be made at the start of the program. Discount (as applicable) shall be on Full Registration amount and shall be adjusted in the Balance Payment.
  • Request for Registration may please be mailed to the Training Coordinator. Invoice shall be mailed for each registration for the said amount.
  • Payments: All payments to be made by Bank Transfer. For Invoice and Bank transfer details, contact Nakul Joshi (Overall Coordinator)

Training Coordinators Contact Details:
  • (South America): Dr. Manuel Builes: Ph: +57-311-333-0996, e-mail: manuelbuiles@yahoo.com
  • (Saudi Arabia): Mr. Khaled: Ph: +966-504980832, email: khaled.sheref@kmfsengineering.com
  • (UAE): Mr. Bashar: Ph: +971-55-9151475, e-mail: fikrib@npcc.ae
  • (Bangladesh): Mr. Rana Masud: Ph: +880-1712076940, e-mail: masud@iecbd.org
  • (India): Ms. Anu: Ph: +91-9538079793, e-mail: training@machinefoundation.com
  • (Overall Coordination): Mr. Nakul Joshi: Ph: +91-9810013428, +91-9599441729, e-mail: training@machinefoundation.com