Reciprocating Machinery Dynamics Short Course Instructors
Atkins is a Senior Staff Engineer at Engineering Dynamics, Incorporated (EDI). He has over 30 years of experience with rotating machinery and structural dynamics. Prior to co-founding EDI in 1982, he was with Southwest Research Institute and Exxon Chemical Americas. Ken has authored several technical papers on machinery dynamics. He has lectured frequently at the Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia, including both a tutorial and a short course. He also presents various topics at EDIs annual seminar on rotating and reciprocating machinery dynamics. Mr. Atkins received a B.S. Degree in Engineering Science from Trinity University in 1978. He is a member of ASME, several API committees, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He joined the TAC September 2012.
Reciprocating Machinery Dynamics
This new course will help you understand the fundamentals of machinery and piping vibration and assist you in determining their safety and reliability. You will gain insight into methods for analyzing systems in the design stage to eliminate/prevent problems.
Date: March 23-26, 2020
Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, San Antonio Airport, 10110 US Highway 281, Northern Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78216
CEU Credits: 2.6
Cost: $1,800 (Early Registration thru March 11, 2020); $2,000 regular cost
Who should attend? The course is intended for engineers/analysts who work with plant machinery and piping and must make decisions about the reliability and safety of systems experiencing high vibration.
Instructors: Ken Atkins, Charles Hill, Troy Feese, and Stephen Price