Five Minute Facts  

Vibration Basics: Acceleration, Velocity, and Displacement

Ron Newman | Technical and Sales Support, PRUFTECHNIK
Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

1 Comment
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
10 months ago

As you said that excess acceleration of a vibrating object generates force which leads to failure. According to Newton’s second law, a combination of mass and acceleration generates force. Which mass is considered in this case?

About the Author

Ron Newman Technical and Sales Support, PRUFTECHNIK

Ron is a MIBoC (Mobius Institute Board of Certification) CAT IV Vibration Analyst (Certification # M-129938-01), accredited BSc, and has been involved in machinery vibration and acoustics for 40+ years. Beginning with IRD Mechanalysis (now Rockwell) in 1977, he spent 4+ years providing sales and consulting field services to Ontario industries.