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Machine Probability of Failure

Friday, December 09, 2011

It would be expected that a machine has a low probability of failing in its early life. As the machine is operated for longer it is reasonable to assume that the machine will eventually fail due to wear and tear, and the probability of failing increases. This point is illustrated in Figure 1. Read More

Natural Frequencies in Mechanical Systems

Friday, June 17, 2011

A mechanical structure such as a beam attached at one end will oscillate at a particular frequency if it is knocked or set into motion; this is known as its natural frequency. Systems can have single or multiple degrees of freedom, depending on the number of coordinates required to describe the oscillation. Read More