Vibration Spectrum Analysis: A Practical Approach

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Industrial Press Inc., 1999 - Science - 331 pages
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Written in a clear, understandable style, this new edition of Vibration Spectrum Analysis includes valuable information on using the latest techniques of spectrum analysis in solving problems and enhancing machine reliability. Vibration analysts, predictive maintenance specialists, and field mechanics will find it to be a key reference. A book good for both engineers and non-engineers alike.
  • Offers new information on current instrumentation as well as additional appendixes, case histories and practice questions.
  • Explains how to use instrumentation to monitor and interpret vibration signature.
  • Provides information needed to identify potential problems before they cause machine failure.
  • Emphasizes practical matters of developing an intuitive understanding of the nature of vibration, giving the reader the ability to attack any problem with a good chance of success.
 

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Contents

The Fast Fourier Transform Spectrum Analyzer
26
Transducers For Vibration Measurement
49
Elementary Problem Diagnosis
78
DualChannel Spectrum Analysis
98
Periodic Condition Monitoring
128
Hardware And Software
151
Advanced Analyzer Functions
169
More Advanced Analyzer Functions
192
Torsional Vibration
223
Condition Monitoring Of Reciprocating
233
Balancing
243
Paper Machine SpeedUps
255
Motor And Generator Vibration
269
Data Collector Spectrum Analyzer Operational
287
Oil Analysis
298
Afterward
320

Reading Spectral Plots
207

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Steven Goldman is the creator of the long-running Pinstriped Bible column at www.yesnetwork.com and the You Could Look It Up column for BaseballProspectus.com, a contributor to the Baseball Prospectus annual book, and the author of the biography Forging Genius: the Making of Casey Stengel. His work has also been seen in Yankees Magazine, the New York Sun, and Web sites too numerous to mention. Steven lives in New Jersey with his wife, Stefanie, daughter, Sarah, and, by the time you read this, a boy to be named later.

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