Vibration: fundamentals and practice by Clarence W. de Silva

By Clarence W. de Silva

Vibration layout and keep an eye on is important to protecting excessive functionality degrees and creation potency and to prolonging the lifetime of equipment, buildings, and commercial approaches. ahead of designing or controlling a approach for solid vibratory functionality, the dressmaker or engineer needs to comprehend, study, and version the vibratory features of the process. Vibration: basics and perform presents the history and methods that would let winning layout, research, amendment, and regulate of vibration in engineering structures. the writer provides a uniform and coherent remedy of the subject-he introduces purposes besides experimental recommendations and instrumentation on the very starting, then integrates those program, layout, and keep an eye on concerns into the basics and analytical equipment in the course of the textual content. to take care of concentration and maximize the text's usefulness, he describes and illustrates purely the industry-standard and state of the art software program and undefined. in recent times, researchers and practitioners have dedicated enormous attempt in the direction of learning and controlling vibration in a variety of applications-machine instruments, transit automobiles, influence approaches, civil engineering buildings, building equipment, commercial approaches, fluid circulate platforms, and aircraft-in numerous branches of engineering. whatever the program or self-discipline, with Vibration: basics and perform, designers, engineers, and scholars can make the most of that learn and event, and examine the commentary, research, amendment, and keep an eye on ideas that produce structures, buildings, and procedures optimized opposed to the consequences of vibration.

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As the background theory, the concepts of Fourier series, Fourier integral transform, and discrete Fourier transform are discussed and integrated, which leads the digital computation of these quantities using FFT. Practical procedures and applications of digital Fourier analysis are given. Appendix E addresses reliability considerations for multicom- ©2000 CRC Press ponent devices. These considerations have a direct relationship to vibration monitoring and testing, failure diagnosis, product qualification, and design optimization.

Although the chapter primarily considers single-degree-of-freedom systems, the underlying concepts can be easily extended to multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Chapter 3 concerns frequency response analysis of vibrating systems. First, the response of a vibrating system to harmonic (sinusoidal) excitation forces (inputs) is analyzed, primarily using the time-domain concepts developed in Chapter 2. Then, its interpretation in the frequency domain is given. The link between the time domain and the frequency domain, through Fourier transform, is highlighted.

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