Acoustic Emission Fault Diagnosis of Rolling Bearing Based on Discrete Hidden Markov Model

  • Fuping Guo
  • Shuqian Shen
  • Zhihong Duan
  • Zhiqing Fan
  • Zhiwei Sun
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 218)


Acoustice emission (AE) technology has emerged as a promising diagnostic approach for rolling bearing fault detection. In this paper, the discrete hidden Markov chain model (DHMM) is used to diagnose faults based on AE signals. A tool built by MATLAB software is used to collect the acoustic emission signals of the rolling bearings for data reading and frame processing and then extract the vector that reflects the characteristics of the rolling bearing. The feature vectors are analyzed and diagnosed by using the DHMM. The results show that the DHMM method can provide reliable fault diagnosis for a rolling bearing.


Rolling bearing Acoustic emission Markov model Framing Wavelet packet decomposition Fault diagnosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fuping Guo
    • 1
  • Shuqian Shen
    • 1
  • Zhihong Duan
    • 1
  • Zhiqing Fan
    • 1
  • Zhiwei Sun
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringGuangdong University of Petrochemical TechnologyMaomingChina

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