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Detecting Punctual Damage to Gears through the Continuous Morlet Wavelet Transform

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Author(s):
Pereira, Andre Luis Vinagre [1] ; Goncalves, Aparecido Carlos [2] ; Ribeiro, Rubens [1] ; Chavarette, Fabio Roberto [3] ; Outa, Roberto [4]
Total Authors: 5
Affiliation:
[1] FEIS UNESP, DEM, PPG Mech Engn, Ilha Solteira - Brazil
[2] FEIS UNESP, DEM, Dept Mech Engn, Ilha Solteira - Brazil
[3] FEIS UNESP, MAT, Dept Math, Ilha Solteira - Brazil
[4] FATEC, Dept Biofuels, Aracatuba Technol Coll, Sorocaba - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: SHOCK AND VIBRATION; v. 2020, SEP 15 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

In predictive maintenance, vibration signal analyses are frequently used to diagnose reducer failures because these analyses contain information about the conditions of the mechanical components. Reducer vibration signals are very noisy and the signal-to-noise ratio is so low that extracting information from the signal components is complex, especially in practical situations. Therefore, signal processing techniques are used to solve this problem and facilitate the retrieval of information. In this work, the adopted technique included noise-canceling technique, synchronous temporal mean (TSA), and continuous Morlet wavelet transform (CWT), designed to extract resources and diagnose local gear damage. These techniques are used in measured signals in an experimental workbench consisting of the gear pair coupled to a motor and a generator. The experiment was monitored according to the conditions of a gear pair throughout its useful life. The continuous wavelet transforms accurately identified faults in the gear teeth, and it was possible to detect in which tooth the fault was occurring. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 14/14360-1 - Evaluation of the replacement of mineral lubricant oil by additivated vegetable and of waste utilization
Grantee:Aparecido Carlos Gonçalves
Support type: Regular Research Grants