2020 ROMAC Short Course on Rotordynamics and Magnetic Bearings Registration


The registration form will be located here later in the week.


Rotordynamics and Magnetic Bearings Short Course

ROMAC Lab at the University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

July 13 – 17, 2020


This rotordynamics and magnetic bearings short course will include presentations by UVA faculty and graduate students. Case histories and examples from industry professionals will also be presented. The Short Course takes place at the ROMAC Lab on the Grounds of the University of Virginia.



  • Introduction to rotor dynamics
  • Introduction to bearing dynamics
  • Introduction to magnetic bearings
  • Applied rotor dynamics for industrial rotors
  • Stability of industrial compressor rotors
  • Advanced fluid film bearing analysis
  • Compressible flow seals
  • Rotor dynamics of turbomachines
  • Optimization techniques in rotordynamics
  • Dynamics of aircraft engines
  • Support stiffness effects
  • Torsional vibrations
  • Rotordynamics of motors & turbine generators
  • API specifications for rotor dynamics
  • Rotor rubs
  • Squeeze film dampers
  • Specifications for magnetic bearing rotors
  • Geared systems
  • Test rigs for rotordynamics
  • Field measurements of industrial rotors
  • Use of Rotordynamic Codes


Cost for registration:

$1,500 per member  

$3,000 per non-member


Your registration fee includes course material, parking, breaks, and lunch Monday through Thursday. Friday morning break is included. Dinner each evening is on your own.

Upon receiving your registration, I will send you an invoice to be paid by check, EFT or by wire. The invoice will have details on making the payment.

If you have questions, please contact Lori Mohr Pedersen at 434 924 3292 or lamp@virginia.edu