109. Strain modal analysis and fatigue residual life prediction of vibrating screen beam
College of Electromechanical Engineering, Qingdao
University of Science and Technology,
Received 17 December 2016; accepted 20 December 2016
Abstract. The displacement and strain modal analysis of vibrating screen beam is carried out, the results show that the relative deviation of the modal frequencies between intact and damaged beam is small, the displacement mode shapes of the damaged beam have no obvious variation, but the strain mode shapes have mutation peaks at the damaged location for the damaged beam. Therefore, a damage index is defined as the rate of strain modal change between damaged and intact beam. The rate of strain modal change increases with the increasing damage extent of the beam. The initial fatigue crack length is related to the damage extent of the beam; the fatigue crack propagation residual life of the beam is predicted by the Paris law. The results show that the rate of strain modal change is a sensitive and reliable damage index for indicating the damage location and damage extent. The predictions of the damage extent and the crack propagation residual life of the vibrating screen beam are beneficial to dynamic optimization design, which can improve the service life of the vibrating screen.
Keywords: vibrating screen, strain modal analysis, multiple damage, crack propagation, residual life.
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Zhang Zerong Strain modal analysis and fatigue residual life prediction of vibrating screen beam. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 4, 2016, p. 217‑223.
Journal of Measurements in Engineering. December 2016, Volume 4, Issue 4
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