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Signals and Signal Processing in Manufacturing



The term “signal” refers to a physical quantity that carries certain type of information and serves as a means for communication. As an example, the output of an accelerometer in the form of a voltage that varies with time is a signal that carries information about the vibration of the structure (e.g., a machine tool) on which the accelerometer is installed. Such a signal can serve as a means for communicating the operation status of the machine tool to the machine operator.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.School of Instrument Science and EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina, People’s Republic

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