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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. April 2012, 134(2): 021018.
Published Online: January 26, 2012
...M. O. T. Cole; C. Chamroon; P. Ngamprapasom Synchronous vibration in rotor systems having bearings, seals, or other elements with nonlinear stiffness characteristics is prone to amplitude jump when operating close to critical speeds as there may be two or more possible whirl motions for a given...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. April 2012, 134(2): 021006.
Published Online: January 18, 2012
...Tsuyoshi Inoue; Yukiko Ishida; Hideaki Niimi The ball balancer has been used as a vibration suppression device in rotor systems. It has a superior characteristic that the vibration amplitude is reduced to zero theoretically at a rotational speed range higher than the critical speed. However...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. April 2012, 134(2): 021012.
Published Online: January 18, 2012
...Yukio Ishida; Tomonori Matsuura; Xiao Long Zhang An automatic ball balancer is a unique vibration suppression device for rotor systems. Theoretically, two balls in a cylindrical chamber of the rotor are located at the optimal positions on the opposite side to the unbalance and cancel the unbalance...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. February 2012, 134(1): 011015.
Published Online: December 30, 2011
... method has been performed over a finite element model of the system consisting of an unbalanced flexible rotor mounted on a pair of MR-SFDs. Obtained results show that the amplitude of rotor’s vibration is not a simple function of electrical current such that, increase in the current cannot guarantee...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. February 2012, 134(1): 011007.
Published Online: December 28, 2011
...H. A. DeSmidt; D. Jung This paper explores the dynamics and stability of a twin rotor system fitted with passive automatic balancing devices (ABD). Essentially, autobalancers consist of several freely moving eccentric balancing masses. At certain speeds, the stable equilibrium position...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Vib. Acoust. February 2012, 134(1): 014503.
Published Online: December 28, 2011
... the dynamic model, this new method separates (disassembles) a FF into two subsystems. The first subsystem is the counterpart of the FF but without joints’ flexibilities and rotors’ mass moment of inertias; this subsystem is referred to as a Flexible-link Rigid-joint manipulator (FR). The second subsystem has...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. February 2012, 134(1): 011006.
Published Online: December 22, 2011
...C. K. Babu; N. Tandon; R. K. Pandey Nonlinear vibration analysis of angular contact ball bearings supporting a rigid rotor is presented herein considering the frictional moments (load dependent and load independent components of frictional moments) in the bearings. Six degrees of freedom (DOF...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 061012.
Published Online: November 28, 2011
...Jean-Claude Luneno; Jan-Olov Aidanpää; Rolf Gustavsson The studies presented in this paper focus on analyzing how the combined thrust-journal bearing (commonly called combi-bearing) influences the dynamics of hydropower rotors. Thrust bearing is a component used in vertical rotating machinery...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 064504.
Published Online: November 28, 2011
...Hyunchul Kim; I. Y. Shen This paper is to study how presence of cracks affects ground-based vibration response of a spinning cyclic symmetric rotor via a numerical simulation. A reference system used in this study is a spinning disk with four pairs of brackets, representing a fourfold cyclic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 061007.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
...Wang Shimin; Zhang Xingye When an imbalanced rotor is sped up to pass through the critical speed with a constant acceleration, sustainable rubbing can be induced if the maximum vibration amplitude of the rotor exceeds the gap. This is the so-called stiffness increase or stiffening phenomenon...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 061006.
Published Online: October 12, 2011
...Zenglin Guo; Gordon Kirk The mechanism of the Morton Effect induced synchronous instability has been discussed in Part 1, using an assumption of isotropic linear bearings. The second part of the current study will now focus on the more realistic systems, mid-span rotors supported...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 061004.
Published Online: October 4, 2011
...Zenglin Guo; Gordon Kirk The Morton Effect in rotor-bearing systems may lead to an unstable operation. In Part I, the mechanism of the Morton Effect–induced thermal instability in the mid-span rotor systems is studied. First, the equivalent thermal induced imbalance is introduced and its magnitude...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2011, 133(6): 061002.
Published Online: September 9, 2011
... by a pair of cylindrical rollers that allow it to move along a prescribed path that is determined by the shape of machined cutouts on the rotor and the absorber mass. Previous studies have considered how to account for the roller inertia in selecting the linear (small amplitude) tuning characteristics...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. August 2011, 133(4): 041007.
Published Online: April 8, 2011
... combined with mesh deformation method were utilized to solve the three-dimensional RANS equations and obtain the transient reaction forces on a typical hole-pattern seal rotor at five different excitation frequencies. The relation between the periodic reaction forces and frequency dependent rotordynamic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. August 2011, 133(4): 041008.
Published Online: April 8, 2011
... and experimental studies can serve as an important basis for furthering our understanding of drill-string dynamics and schemes for controlling them. 14 03 2010 25 11 2010 08 04 2011 08 04 2011 bending friction nonlinear acoustics rotors structural acoustics torsion drill...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Vib. Acoust. June 2011, 133(3): 034501.
Published Online: March 24, 2011
...Mansour Karkoub The work presented here deals with the control of a flexible rotor system using the μ -synthesis control technique. This technique allows for the inclusion of modeling errors in the control design process in terms of uncertainty weights. The dynamic model of the rotor system, which...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. April 2011, 133(2): 021005.
Published Online: March 1, 2011
...Tsuyoshi Inoue; Yukio Ishida; Gao Fei; Hossain Md Zahid In rotating machinery, rubbing occurs between the rotor and the stator, at the seal, between the rotor and the guide and between the rotor and the backup bearing. The backward rub or the partial impact vibration can be avoided by lubricating...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Vib. Acoust. December 2010, 132(6): 064502.
Published Online: September 16, 2010
...Steven Chatterton; Roberto Ricci; Paolo Pennacchi In the field of rotor balancing, the traditional influence coefficient method is often employed along with weighted least squares in order to reduce amplitude vibrations, typically at selected rotating speeds such as critical or operating ones...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. October 2010, 132(5): 051008.
Published Online: August 20, 2010
...Brian T. Murphy; Joshua A. Lorenz A simplified analytical approach for modeling the synchronous instability phenomenon known as the Morton effect is presented. The analysis is straightforward and easily applied to any rotor supported on fluid film bearings. The analysis clarifies the interaction...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Vib. Acoust. August 2010, 132(4): 041005.
Published Online: May 25, 2010
... of linear and/or nonlinear detuning. Such detuning is known to have the additional benefit of resulting in smaller absorber responses and an attendant larger operating range albeit at the expense of absorber performance in terms of attenuating rotor torsional vibrations. The main conclusion of these results...