Damage Identification of a Gear Transmission Using Vibration Signatures

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F. K. Choy

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-3903e-mail: fchoy@uakron.edu

D. H. Mugler

Division of Applied Mathematics, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-4002e-mail: dmugler@uakron.edu

J. Zhou

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio 44325-3903e-mail: zhou2@uakron.edu

J. Mech. Des 125(2), 394-403 (Jun 11, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1564571 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised October 01, 2002; Online June 11, 2003
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Mexican hat wavelet and translates
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Mexican hat wavelet and dilations
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Numerically simulated gear model
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Gear tooth stiffness during gear rotation
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WVD for lateral vibration signal
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WVD for torsional vibration signal
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Lateral vibration signals and Wavelet transform
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Torsional vibration signal and Wavelet transform
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Experimental gear test rig at NASA GRC
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Photos of gear damage at various stages
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WVD of gear damage at various stages
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Wavelet transforms at various stages of gear damage




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