Vibrations in Rotating Machinery

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Wiley, Oct 22, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 768 pages
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This essential text contains the papers from the 8th international IMechE conference on Vibrations in Rotating Machinery held at the University of Wales, Swansea in September 2004.

The themes of the volume are new developments and industrial applications of current technology relevant to the vibration and noise of rotating machines and assemblies.


  • Rotor balancing – including active and automatic balancing
  • Special rotating machines – including micromachines
  • Oil film bearings and dampers
  • Active control methods for rotating machines
  • Smart machine technology
  • Dynamics of assembled rotors
  • Component life predictions and life extension strategies
  • The dynamics of geared systems
  • Cracked rotors – detection, location ad prognosis
  • Chaotic behaviour in machines
  • Experimental methods and discoveries.

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C6230572004 Calibration of labyrinth seal bulk flow design analysis
C6230492004 Assessing seal clearance loss caused by static deflection
C6230142004 Stabilization of a rigid rotor by a timevarying stiffness

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