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    • Engine gearbox fault diagnosis using empirical mode decomposition method and Naıve Bayes algorithm

      KIRAN VERNEKAR HEMANTHA KUMAR K V GANGADHARAN

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      This paper presents engine gearbox fault diagnosis based on empirical mode decomposition (EMD) and Naı¨ve Bayes algorithm. In this study, vibration signals from a gear box are acquired with healthy and different simulated faulty conditions of gear and bearing. The vibration signals are decomposed into a finite number of intrinsic mode functions using the EMD method. Decision tree technique (J48 algorithm) is used for important feature selection out of extracted features. Naı¨ve Bayes algorithm is applied as a fault classifier to know the status of an engine. The experimental result (classification accuracy 98.88%) demonstrates that the proposed approach is an effective method for engine fault diagnosis.

    • Numerical and experimental study on dynamic characteristics of honeycomb core sandwich panel from equivalent 2D model

      M P ARUNKUMAR JEYARAJ PITCHAIMANI K V GANGADHARAN CH V SURYA NARAYANA REDDY

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      Numerical and experimental investigation on free and forced vibration of honeycomb core sandwich structure using the equivalent two-dimensional (2D) model is presented. Initially, a three-dimensional (3D) honeycomb core sandwich structure is converted to a 2D panel with equivalent properties obtained based on the honeycomb plate theory. Following this, the 2D panel is modelled using a layered structural shell element to obtain the vibration response using commercial element software. An experiment on harmonic analysis is carriedout on the honeycomb core sandwich structure. The results obtained based on numerical results of free- and forced-vibration responses match well with experimental results. Further, from the forced-vibration response ofboth experimental and numerical results, it is noticed that the second mode is not observed. This can be attributed to the excitation location corresponding to the nodal point of the second mode and this is verified with the mode shape obtained based on numerical and experimental analysis.

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