The intention of this article is not to present any new scientific theories or ground breaking techniques, but to introduce new users to hammer impact testing and remind seasoned technicians of a method…
The number of active arms in a strain gauge Wheatstone bridge is known as the bridge factor.
As a simple guide when selecting bridge factors the following rules apply; (more…)
In this article we will look at the basic steps needed to measure noise & vibration in rotating machines. We won’t look in great detail at some of the techniques involved – we deal with these elsewhere on the blog. This material is suitable for a newcomer to the field who understands the basic concepts of noise & vibration analysis, but has not dealt with rotating machinery before. (more…)