ENG  Vol.3 No.8 , August 2011
Diagnosis on Surface Failure in Gear Equipment Using Time - Frequency Domain Analysis
Abstract
In order to make more progress in the gear performance, it is important to evaluate the gear dynamics more precisely, since gear is a main machine element in motion and power transmissions. For preventing the unexpected failure in mechanical systems, a large amount of work has been carried out based on a statistical model developed by Lundberg and Palmgren [1] with reliability models using the classical fatigue theory. However, most of these works did not consider the operating conditions of machine during the fatigue process.

Cite this paper
nullY. Ohue, T. Kounou and K. Yazama, "Diagnosis on Surface Failure in Gear Equipment Using Time - Frequency Domain Analysis," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 8, 2011, pp. 851-858. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.38104.
References

[1]   G. Lundberg and A. Palmgren, “Dynamic Capacity of Rolling Bearings,” ACTA, Polytechnica, Mechanical Engineering Se-ries, Vol. 1, No. 3, 1947, p. 7.

[2]   C. K. Chui, “Introduction to Wavelet,” Academic Press, London, 1992.

[3]   S. Mallat, “A Wavelet Tour of Signal Processing,” Academic Press, London, 1998.

[4]   W. J. Staszewski and G. R. Tomlinson, “Application of the Wavelet Transform to Fault Detection in a Spur Gear,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 8, No. 3, 1994, pp. 289-307. doi:10.1006/mssp.1994.1022

[5]   W. J. Wang and P. D. McFadden, “Application of Wavelets to Gearbox Vibration Signals for Fault Detection,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 192, No. 5, 1996, pp. 927-939. doi:10.1006/jsvi.1996.0226

[6]   B. A. Paya, I. I. Esat and M. N. M. Badi, “Artificial Neural Network Based Fault Diagnos-tics of Rotating Machinery Using Wavelet Transforms as a Preprocessor,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 11, No. 5, 1997, pp. 751-765. doi:10.1006/mssp.1997.0090

[7]   A. Yoshida and Y. Ohue, “A Study on Diagnosis of Tooth Surface Failure by Wavelet Transform of Dynamic Characteristics,” Proceedings of 5th International Tribology Conference in Australia, Brisbane, 6-9 December 1998, pp. 11-16.

[8]   S. Qian and D. Chen, “Joint Time-Frequency Analysis,” Prentice Hall PTR, 1996.

[9]   Y. Ding, R. L. Reuben and J. A. Steel, “A New Method for Waveform Analysis for Estimating AE Wave Arrival Times Using Wavelet Decomposition,” NDT & E International, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2004, pp. 279-290. doi:10.1016/j.ndteint.2003.10.006

[10]   A. Yosida, Y. Ohue and I. Karasuno, “Surface Failure and Durability of Induc-tion-Hardened Sintered Powder Metal Rollers and Gears with Various Hardened Depths,” Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 116, 1994, pp. 730-737. doi:10.1115/1.2919443

 
 
Top