The Measurement of Mechanical Parameters in Machines - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080101842, 9781483156514

The Measurement of Mechanical Parameters in Machines

1st Edition

Authors: N. P. Rayevskii
eBook ISBN: 9781483156514
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1965
Page Count: 230
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The Measurement of Mechanical Parameters in Machines is a translation from the Russian version and presents methods used in the U.S.S.R. for measuring mechanical properties.
This book discusses different indicators and accepted methods of measuring separate parameters. This text also explains the metrological characteristics of mechanical parameters that can be determined by applying the equations of motion, usually represented as equations of kinetic energy or as a Lagrangian equation. The electrical methods of measuring machines and recording results are noted, and the kinds of methods preferred because these are more suitable in investigating the kinematic and dynamic parameters of the machine are reviewed.
This book also discusses the two groups that make up the electrical methods of measuring dimensions, which are composed of 1) capacitive, inductive and resistance pick-ups and 2) photoelectric and bolometric pick-ups. The author adds that in designing experimental research of a machine, determining the measurement of its principal parameters, such as displacements, linear velocities, acceleration, torque, and vibrations, is very important. This text also notes that some experimental problems may exist, such as those related to measurements of non-uniform rotation of shafts and the determination of effective inertia in a machinery.
Automotive engineers, industrial mechanics, physicists, and professors and students in applied physics will find this book useful.

Table of Contents

Preface to the English Edition

Preface to the Second Edition


The Metrological Characteristics of Mechanical Parameters

Electrical Methods of Measuring Mechanical Quantities

Direct-Conversion Pick-ups

Power-Operated Pick-ups

Parametric Pick-ups

Indirect Conversion Pick-ups

Photo-electric Pick-ups

Acoustic Pick-ups


Measurement of the Principal Parameters

The Measurement of Displacements

The Measurement of Large Linear Displacements

The Measurement of Displacements by means of a Bracket

The Measurement of Small Linear Displacements

The Measurement of Linear Micro-Displacements

The Measurement of Angular Displacements

The Measurement of Linear Velocities

The Measurement of Linear Velocities of Small Displacements

The Measurement of Linear Velocities of Large Displacements

The Measurement of Angular Velocities

The Measurement of Accelerations

The Theory of Inertial Instruments

Linear Acceleration Pick-ups with Inertial Elements

The Measurement of Maximum Acceleration

The Measurement of Accelerations on Impact

Determination of the Scale of Acceleration

The Measurement of Angular Accelerations

The Measurement of Forces

The Measurement of Torque

Slip-Ring Devices for Measurement on Rotating Parts

The Measurement of Vibrations

Experimental Problems in Research on Machines

Recording Paths in Plane Motion

The Measurement of Non-Uniform Rotation of Shafts

Experimental Determination of Effective Inertia in Machinery


Amplifying Equipment

Recording Instruments

Processing of Oscillograms




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