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This highly accessible book provides analytical methods and guidelines for solving vibration problems in industrial plants and demonstrates their practical use through case histories from the author's personal experience in the mechanical engineering industry. It takes a simple, analytical approach to the subject, placing emphasis on practical applicability over theory, and covers both fixed and rotating equipment, as well as pressure vessels. It is an ideal guide for readers with diverse experience, ranging from undergraduate students to mechanics and professional engineers.Content: Chapter 1 Introduction (pages 1–4): Chapter 2 Basics of Vibration (pages 5–25): Chapter 3 Vibration?Measuring Methods and Limits (pages 27–43): Chapter 4 Simple Analytical Examples (pages 45–75): Chapter 5 Vibration?Based Problems and their Sources (pages 77–98): Chapter 6 Causes of Vibrations and Solutions in Machinery (pages 99–120): Chapter 7 Piping Vibration (pages 121–140): Chapter 8 Torsional Vibration (pages 141–178): Chapter 9 Turbomachinery Vibration (pages 179–202): Chapter 10 Very Low Cycle Vibrations and other Phenomena (pages 203–243): Chapter 11 Vibration Failures (pages 245–268): Chapter 12 Metal Fatigue (pages 269–277): Chapter 13 Short History of Vibration (pages 279–283):
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