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A comparative study of acoustic and vibration signals in detection of gear failures using Wigner-Ville distribution.

Baydar, N and Ball, Andrew (2001) A comparative study of acoustic and vibration signals in detection of gear failures using Wigner-Ville distribution. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 15 (6). pp. 1091-1107. ISSN 0888-3270

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Abstract

Vibration analysis is widely used in machinery diagnostics and the Wigner–Ville distribution has also been implemented in many applications in the condition monitoring of machinery. In contrast to previous applications, this paper examines whether acoustic signal can be used effectively to detect the various local faults in gearboxes using the smoothed pseudo-Wigner–Ville distribution. Three types of progressing local faults, broken tooth, gear crack and localised wear, were simulated. The results from acoustic signals were compared with vibration signals. The results suggest that acoustic signals are very affective for the early detection of faults and may provide a powerful tool to indicate the various types of progressing faults in gearbo

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre
School of Computing and Engineering > Automotive Engineering Research Group
School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Energy, Emissions and the Environment Research Group
School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Machinery Condition and Performance Monitoring Research Group
School of Computing and Engineering > Diagnostic Engineering Research Centre > Measurement System and Signal Processing Research Group
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2010 11:19
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2010 12:32
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/6795

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