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Stress Wave Sensing — A New Measurand for Condition Monitoring

  • Trevor J. Holroyd
  • Simon King

Abstract

Using a highly integrated design a new form of sensor has been created which is responsive to high frequency structure borne stress waves. Such stress waves, accompany the distress mechanisms of interest in condition monitoring applications. The nature of these stress wave signals is discussed together with their interpretation.

Keywords

Condition Monitoring Stress Wave Gear Tooth Continuous Emission Rolling Element 
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Copyright information

© Kogan Page Ltd. 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Trevor J. Holroyd
    • 1
  • Simon King
    • 1
  1. 1.Stresswave Technology LtdWirksworth, DerbyshireUK

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