91. Vibration based condition assessment of ball bearing with distributed defects

Sham Kulkarni1, Anand Bewoor2

1Sinhgad College of Engineering, Vadgaon, Pune, Maharashtra, India

2Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune, Maharashtra, India

1Corresponding author

E-mail: 1shamk43@gmail.com, 2anand.bewoor@cumminscollege.in

(Received 13 May 2016; accepted 31 May 2016)

Abstract. The analysis of vibration signals is major technique for condition monitoring of bearing in machine components. Vibration based signal analysis is used for the detection of bearing fault. The present work emphasizes the comparison of some vibration parameters to characterize the distributed defects in the bearing, RMS, Peak and peak to peak which are used in the detection defects in the bearing. These parameters are measured at various load and speeds with simulated defect on bearing parts. This paper also shows the sensitivity of kurtosis in condition monitoring of ball bearing. It has been shown that vibration based monitoring is an effective method for detecting the faults in the bearing.

Keywords: condition monitoring, vibration analysis, ball bearing, defect frequency.


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Kulkarni Sham, Bewoor Anand Vibration based condition assessment of ball bearing with distributed defects. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2016, p. 87‑94.


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