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What Are Vibration, Torsional Vibration & Shaft Twist?
What Are Vibration, Torsional Vibration & Shaft Twist?

What Are Vibration, Torsional Vibration & Shaft Twist?

When analyzing rotating shafts some terms are often confused. This post will attempt to explain the differences. So, what are vibration, torsional vibration and twist? What is Vibration? We measure at least one sensor on one channel of our measurement device…

How do we design or modify a system to avoid resonance?
How do we design or modify a system to avoid resonance?

How do we design or modify a system to avoid resonance?

After finding the natural frequency of a system, what could be done to stop or reduce the systems resonance being excited? Basically put, how do we avoid resonance This is simple in theory, but not always so simple in practice.…

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