Practical Failure Analysis

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 51–68 | Cite as

Case studies from 25 years of troubleshooting vibration problems

  • N. L. Baxter
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Vibration analysis can be used in solving both rotating and nonrotating equipment problems. This paper presents case histories that, over a span of approximately 25 years, used vibration analysis to troubleshoot a wide range of problems.


fans generators motors pumps turbines vibration current testing 


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© ASM International - The Materials Information Society 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. L. Baxter
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  1. 1.ABM Technical Services, Inc.Plainfield

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