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Seeded fault detection on helical gears with acoustic emission

By Babak Eftekharnejad and David Mba


Acoustic emission (AE) is one of many technologies for health monitoring and diagnosis of rotating machines such as gearboxes. Although significant research has been undertaken in understanding the potential of AE in monitoring gearboxes this has been solely applied to spur gears. This report presents an experimental investigation that assesses the effectiveness of AE in identifying seeded defects on helical gears; the first known attempt. Additionally vibration analysis has performed to Study the effect of seeded defect on the vibration signature of the meshing gears

Topics: Helical gear Seeded defect Vibration Acoustic Emission Protrusion spur gears wear
Publisher: Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.
Year: 2009
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2008.07.006
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Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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