Practical Balancing of Rotating Machinery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781856174657, 9780080459387

Practical Balancing of Rotating Machinery

1st Edition

Authors: Derek Norfield
Hardcover ISBN: 9781856174657
eBook ISBN: 9780080459387
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 8th March 2006
Page Count: 218
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Description

Section 1: Introduction; The need for balancing; The history of balancing; Why do we balance; Balancing is not an additional expense!; Section 2: Balancing Basics; Vibration, causes and effects; In the beginning; Simple Vibration; Complex vibration; Why is vibration so bad?; What is the cause of vibration; Misalignment; Damaged bearings; Bent shaft; Turbulence.

Key Features

· A practical book which will help the reader understand the importance of balance in today's high technology world · Outlines the history of dynamic balancing and other vibration reduction techniques · Profusely illustrated throughout

Readership

Manufacturing engineers; maintenance engineers and technicians; pump, motor and compressor engineers; consultants.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction; The need for balancing; The history of balancing; Why do we balance; Balancing is not an additional expense!; Section 2: Balancing Basics; Vibration, causes and effects; In the beginning; Simple Vibration; Complex vibration; Why is vibration so bad?; What is the cause of vibration; Misalignment; Damaged bearings; Bent shaft; Turbulence.

Details

No. of pages:
218
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080459387
Hardcover ISBN:
9781856174657

About the Author

Derek Norfield

Affiliations and Expertise

Vibration and Balancing Solutions, Lynchburg, VA, USA