vibration measurement system Articles

  • Optimisation of gearbox replacement policy using vibration measurement data

    Gearbox system reliability is a critical factor in the success of any industrial project. Poor reliability directly affects both the project's revenue stream through increased operation and maintenance (O&M) costs and reduced availability to the system due to its downtime. Indirectly, the acceptance of the system by the financial and developer communities as a viable enterprise is influenced by ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • HAV mis-measurement – to no standards whatsoever…

    Misunderstanding Hand Arm Vibration monitoring marketing material can put hands and safety policies at risk. Caveat emptor. We are regularly asked about new vibration measurement technology, particularly re the latest hand-held, glove or wrist mounted transducers that are presented as the latest assessment improvements. Whilst they may be useful tools, unfortunately some claims have been ...

  • Brüel & Kjær’s vibration check systems validated and certified by Turbomeca

    Since 2002, Brüel & Kjær has been working very closely with Turbomeca to develop dedicated Vibration Check systems for helicopter engines, measured on the aircraft on the ground during engine run-up. This has resulted in a range of standard systems that can be used for measurements on virtually all Turbomeca engines used on helicopters. Turbomeca has issued Service Letters to ...

  • Field measurements and assessment of vibration serviceability of as–built long–span concrete floor

    Vertical vibration serviceability of an as–built concrete floor, whose 41.55 m span is currently the longest in China, are investigated in this paper by field measurements and numerical analysis. A vibration monitoring system were designed and installed on the floor. Different types of human–induced excitation are simulated such as single person walking, multi–person walking at the same pace ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Embedded diagnosis based on vibration data

    This article deals with a method based on vibration data measured on electronic systems to detect, identify and localise defects generated in these systems, in order to improve their reliability. The diagnosis procedure is based on the combination of wavelet transforms and neural networks; this procedure is applied to a simplified printed circuit ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Vibration testing of fuel probes

    Aerial Refuelling The American Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey is a multimission, military, tilt rotor aircraft with both a vertical and short takeoff and landing capability. It combines the functionality of a conventional helicopter with the high-speed cruise performance of a long-range turboprop aircraft. But even though it is long-range, some missions require in-flight refuelling. The V-22 Osprey can ...

  • Opening the envelope on bearing vibration

    A sophisticated signal processing technique can help to pinpoint bearing failure at an early stage. Chris Hansford, Managing Director at Hansford Sensors, explains. Experienced operators can often tell if a machine is not working properly, on the basis that is does not ‘sound right’. The same principle can be applied – using modern electronics – to identify the exact cause ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Ensuring satellite reliability with vibration testing

    They offer space test and ground-based facilities where they design and build instruments, and analyse and process data. They also operate ground-station facilities, and lead conceptual studies for future missions. Working with space and ground-based groups around the world, they are now the largest space science department in Europe, and have been involved in over 150 missions in recent years, ...

  • Vibration monitoring and analysis in aircraft engine test cells

    Snecma, part of the SAFRAN group, is dedicated to the production of engines for both air and space. Working alone or in partnership, Snecma designs, develops and produces engines for civil and military aircraft, launch vehicles and satellites. The company is organised in three divisions: Commercial Engines – Snecma and GE Transportation team up to produce the bestselling family of CFM56 ...

  • Noise and vibration compliance management made simple

    Noise and vibration from large projects has the potential to cause nuisance in the community and trigger complaints. If not managed properly this can cause delays, increase project costs, and lead to litigation. Construction Sentinel Construction Sentinel is a web-based subscription service that provides everything you need to meet your ongoing noise and ...

  • Noise and vibration compliance management made simple

    Noise and vibration from large projects has the potential to cause nuisance in the community and trigger complaints. If not managed properly this can cause delays, increase project costs, and lead to litigation. Construction Sentinel Construction Sentinel is a web-based subscription service that provides everything you need to meet your ongoing noise and ...

  • Noise and vibration compliance management made simple

    Noise and vibration from large projects has the potential to cause nuisance in the community and trigger complaints. If not managed properly this can cause delays, increase project costs, and lead to litigation. Construction Sentinel Construction Sentinel is a web-based subscription service that provides everything you need to meet your ongoing noise and ...

  • Carbon nanotube–polyurethane nanocomposites for structural vibration damping

    Nanotechnology is an area which has vast potentials for turning fundamental research into successful innovations. In the present paper, damping in Polyurethane (PU)–Multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWNT) nanocomposites is studied by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) and Free Layer Damping (FLD) methods. MWNT is functionalised using ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Experimental observations of coupled-mode instability in disc brake systems leading to squeal vibration

    A brake system test rig was used to simulate braking operation and measure acoustic pressure, disc temperature and brake pressure during squeal events. Experimental results presented are the strong dependence of squeal frequency content on engagement pressure, the broadening of required brake pressure range for squeal existence as temperature increases, and a periodic squeal behaviour. A model ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Active force cancellation of a near resonance vibrating system using robust H∞ control

    In this study, the active force cancellation performance of a robust H∞ controller is investigated on a near resonance vibrating system consisting of a rotating machine hard mounted on a flexible base. This configuration and phenomenon can be present in vehicle engine mounts. The model of the vibrating system was first identified experimentally. The uncompensated system frequency response ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • A study of the influence of brake pad topography on the generation of brake noise and vibration

    The main objective of this study is to present the importance of considering the brake pad surface topography on predicting noise and vibration of braking system through finite element method (FEM). In this paper, a numerical analysis of disc brake squeal using a three-dimensional FE model of an actual disc brake system is presented. Firstly, the FE model is validated using the results of the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Bed Level Measurement

    Numerous studies and papers have been devoted to the subject of thickener design and operation to achieve specified throughput and discharge densities. Mathematical models have been developed that present methods for sizing thickeners and predicting performance under varying process conditions. The compression effect of deeper beds on dewatering performance is a recognized phenomenon. This is one ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Automotive Development and Progress in HORIBA`s Emission Measurement Technologies

    The progress in HORIBA's emissions measurement systems has been closely connected to trends in vehicle development. Innovations in automotive technology, stemming from emission regulations and implementation of computer control systems, have especially had great influence on analytical technologies. With the advent of emission regulations, HORIBA developed its first automotive emission analyzer, ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Inalfa - production testing of sunroof systems

    Production Testing of Sunroof Systems Sound and vibration are growing in importance as critical factors in product quality. Therefore, manufacturers are required to perform noise and/or vibration quality testing prior to shipping a product. The proper implementation of such a test is a significant challenge – one that can offer a very large return on investment. To address this ...

  • Prediction of noise from track systems

    A practical approach is presented for the prediction of noise level generated by a track system at the design stage of a tracked vehicle. Rayleigh's surface integral is adopted for relating the acceleration of a track link chain in the time-domain to the radiated acoustic pressure of the exterior noise. The sound pressure levels of the noise generated by the vibrating track system are calculated ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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