Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 15, Issue 4, pp 548–554 | Cite as

A SVR-Based Remaining Life Prediction for Rolling Element Bearings

  • Xiao-lin Wang
  • Han Gu
  • Li Xu
  • Cun Hu
  • Hui Guo
Techical Article---Peer Reviewed


A new approach is proposed to construct a reasonable prediction model for prognostic. The Gaussian mixture model-based health indicator is used for degradation performance and help to determine the threshold of the incipient fault. The support vector regression is joined with least mean square algorithm for the construction of the adaptive prediction model based on the historical data and the online monitoring data. According to the failure threshold, the remaining life can be obtained. Through experimental verification, the results show that the selected health index is able to effectively reflect the degradation of rolling bearings, and the proposed model shows great prediction accuracy in comparison to the common one.


SVR Rolling element bearings Remaining life prediction Gaussian mixture model An adaptive prediction model 



The work described in this paper was supported by a grant from the National Defense Researching Fund (No. 9140A27020413JB11076).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Unit 63680JiangyinChina
  2. 2.Landing Craft BrigadeQingdaoChina

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