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401_Basics of shaft orbits (V3)

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Date: 2016
Language: English
Orbit plot

Summary

A popular way to measure machine vibration is to use an accelerometer but in journal / plain / sleeve / static /hydro-dynamic bearings an accelerometer only tells half the story of how a shaft is behaving. The popular way to measure these types of bearing is to measure the shaft centre line and the shaft orbit using eddy current probes. This session provides a very simple introduction to their use.
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