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


In House Training

Training Program (In-House) on
Machine Foundation Design
Broad Coverage for all programs
  • Understanding Dynamics of Machine Foundation - (Only conceptual understanding, no mathematics)
  • Free and forced vibration; Steady-state and Transient response
  • Design philosophy and Design consideration
  • Mathematical modelling and analysis
  • Application and Limitations of CAE programs for Dynamic Analysis
    • FE packages like ANSYS, NISA, SAP 2000
  • Allowable Vibration Amplitudes/Velocities on Machines and Foundations
  • Case studies and Best practices
  • Hands on Training for foundation design for real life machines
Program Advantage
Improved confidence of designers ensuring better machine performance leading to Reduction in machine down time; Do's and don'ts related to machine foundation; Understanding validation needs for FE Packages.
Program Coverage

Each Program listed below is a one day program.

Program 1 is mandatory. In addition, organisation/industry can choose the programs of its interest from Program 2 through Program 6 listed below and plan number of program days accordingly for its in-house training program.
  • Program 1: Understanding Dynamics of Machine Foundations for Rotary & Reciprocating Machines
    • Understanding Dynamics of Machine Foundation - (Only conceptual understanding, no mathematics)
    • Field Data Vs. Design Data of Soil, Foundation & Machine
    • Design Philosophy & Design Considerations
    • Applied Vibration:
      • Free and Forced Vibration
      • Response to Dynamic Loading
      • Transient & Steady State Response
      • FE Modelling & Analysis
      • Modelling Incompatibilities
      • Allowable Vibration Amplitudes/Velocities on Machines and Foundations
    • Intricacies associated with Mathematical modelling and analysis
    • Limitations of CAE programs for Dynamic analysis and validation needs
    • Vibration Troubleshooting - Vibration of Machines & Foundations - Causes, Diagnosis & Remedies
    • Case studies and Best practices

  • Program 2: Block Foundations for Rotary & Reciprocating Machines (both Horizontal & Vertical Machines)
    • Design Philosophy, Design Considerations, Foundation Sizing
    • Modeling and Analysis
    • Hands on Training: Foundation Design for Real Life M/c (Fans, Blowers, Pumps etc.)

  • Program 3: Frame Foundations for Rotary & Reciprocating Machines
    • Design Philosophy, Design Considerations, Foundation Sizing
    • Modeling and Analysis
    • Hands on Training: Foundation for Real Life Machine (Turbo-Generators, Turbo-Compressors, Motor-Generators/Compressors etc.)

  • Program 4: Vibration Isolation System (VIS) for Machines on Block Foundations
    • Design Philosophy, Design Considerations, Foundation Sizing
    • Selection of Isolators
    • Modeling and Analysis
    • Hands on Training: Design of VIS for Real Life Machine (Fans, Blowers, Pumps, etc.)

  • Program 5: Machines on Building Floors- Design of Foundations for:
    • Machines Directly Supported on Building Floors
    • Machines Supported through VIS on RCC Floors/ Structural Steel Floors (Pumps, Compressors, Crushers, Graders, etc.)
    • Hands on Training - Foundation for Real Life Machine (Pumps, Compressors, Graders, Crushers, etc.)

  • Program 6: Foundations for Hammers &Presses

Program Cost
  • Number of Participants is Unlimited

  • PROGRAMS WITHIN INDIA: INR 150000 for 2-day program and INR 50000 for every additional program. GST# @ 18% is extra.

  • PROGRAMS OUTSIDE INDIA: USD 3000 for 2-day program and USD 1000 for every additional program. GST# @ 18% is extra.



  • # GST is Goods and Service Tax
  • Travel and local hospitality (boarding, lodging etc.) payable as per actuals by the host company
  • All infrastructure facilities like projector, screen, tea/coffee, snacks, lunch etc. are to be arranged by host company



  • Complimentary material provided:
    • Two copies of the handbook for 2-day program "Foundations for Industrial Machines - Handbook for Practising Engineers" by K G Bhatia
      Additional one copy for every additional 1-day program
    • Hardcopy of Full Handout material

  • Note: Open House programs for individual participation are also organised from time to time. Such announcements are placed on website. For participation, please contact the training coordinator as below.


Contact:
Training Coordinator: Mr. Nakul Joshi
D-CAD Technologies, 158, Vardhman Grand Plaza, Mangalam Place, Dist. Center, Sect-3, Rohini, 110085, INDIA
Ph: +91-9810013428, 9599441729
e-mail: training@machinefoundation.com

About the Faculty


Dr K G Bhatia
B.Sc. Engg., ME, PhD
FIE, FISET, FIASE, FICI, MISWE
Sr P.E., Chartered Engineer
Honorary Engineer (IISEE Japan)
Member: Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Committees on Earthquake Resistant Design, Machine Foundation and Mechanical Vibration & Shock
Formerly:
General Manager - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL)
President - ISET (Indian Society of Earthquake Technology)
Dr K G Bhatia


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 46 years of industry experience. He has contributed significantly to Machine Foundation Design, Testing & Troubleshooting besides Earthquake Resistant Design of Industrial systems (both structures and equipment).

He regularly organizes Training Programs on Machine Foundation Design as well as on Earthquake Resistant Design of Industrial systems. Besides, he organized a couple of symposia, solely dedicated to Earthquake Effects on Industrial Systems covering Structures, Plant & Equipment.

Dr. Bhatia is currently engaged in Imparting Training on Structural Dynamics, Machine Foundation and Troubleshooting -Vibrations related problems for Machines, Supporting structures, Foundations, Industrial Buildings & Structures. He is associated with various BIS committees on Earthquake Resistant Design, Machine Foundation and Mechanical Shock & Vibration.

Dr. Bhatia has carried out machine foundation design for variety of machines 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 of a Handbook "Foundations for Industrial Machines - Handbook for Practicing Engineers". The handbook covers basic fundamentals of vibration analysis, modelling, analysis and design aspects. Various Case Studies of real life machines, problems and solutions backed up by field measurements are also discussed He shares this experience with Practising Engineers, Students, Academicians, Researchers and Industry in general during such training programs and Workshops. 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. Dr. Bhatia has many publications to his credit.
Complete Profile: http://www.machinefoundation.com/about.html


Publications and Papers