Accession Number : AD0710809

Title :   RESEARCH ON FAILURE INDICATOR SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. no. 3, 1 Aug 69-31 Jul 70,

Corporate Author : AMPEX CORP REDWOOD CITY CALIF RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s) : Knight,Gordon R.

Report Date : 01 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 65

Abstract : Recording and frequency analysis of vibration data by means of coherent optical data processing techniques is described with special emphasis on the detection or diagnosis of failures in rotating mechanisms. Vibration signals from gas turbine engines and bearings were analysed and compressor, turbine, bearing, and gear components were identified in the optical spectrum. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DETECTORS, *FAILURE(MECHANICS)), (*GAS TURBINES, VIBRATION), DETECTION, BEARINGS, GEARS, FREQUENCY, SPECTROSCOPY

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE