Machinery Vibration: Measurement and Analysis

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jul 22, 1991 - Technology & Engineering - 358 pages
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A practical, ``hands-on'' approach to vibration analysis and measurement
Presents, in a single source, a practical, ``hands-on'' approach to vibration analysis and measurement, field balancing and shaft alignment, and how to understand and solve typical vibration problems. It covers balancing, resonance, gears and bearings, structural vibration, isolation, alignment, instruments, diagnostics, and trending. Includes extensive coverage of the FFT spectrum analyzer as well as numerous ``fixes'' to help solve immediate vibration problems. Presents principles applicable to all mechanical equipment as well as many case histories covering various mechanical devices such as fans, common motors, and pumps.

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Contents

Introduction
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Overview of the Entire Field and a Brief History
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Basic Concepts and Theory
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About the author (1991)

Victor Wowk, a registered professional engineer, is the President of Machine Dynamics, Inc., an engineering firm specializing in machinery vibrations, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has extensive field experience in vibration analysis, which includes machinery diagnostics and applying corrective techniques. Mr Wowk is an instructor for both in-plant and public Machinery Vibration Workshops.

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