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Case 63: Analyzing off resonance amplitudes

07.01.2011  |  Sofronas, T.,  Consulting Engineer, Houston, Texas

It is important to know the amplitudes of vibration away from resonance

Keywords: [rotating equipment] [rotor] [motor shaft] [vibration] [maintenance]

Resonance or the critical speed describes the condition at which the force action, torque or moment is the same as the resonance frequency or speed at which resonance occurs. When this “sameness” happens, large amplitudes can develop.

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