Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology

, Volume 32, Issue 11, pp 5201–5211 | Cite as

Rolling bearing fault diagnosis based on mean multigranulation decision-theoretic rough set and non-naive Bayesian classifier

  • Jun Yu
  • Bo Ding
  • Yongjun HeEmail author


To analyze data from multi-level view, reduce computational burden, and improve fault diagnosis accuracy, a novel fault diagnosis method of rolling bearings based on mean multigranulation decision-theoretic rough set (MMG-DTRS) and non-naive Bayesian classifier (NNBC) is proposed in this paper. First, fault diagnosis features of rolling bearings in training samples are extracted to construct MMG-DTRS. Then, the significance degree of condition attribute in MMG-DTRS is defined to quantitatively measure the influence of condition attributes with respect to the decision ability of an information system. An attribute reduction algorithm based on MMG-DTRS is applied to acquire a lower dimensional condition attribute set, which reduces computational complexity and avoids the interference of irrelevant or redundant condition attributes. Finally, NNBC is constructed to classify rolling bearing conditions in test samples. The classification procedures by using NNBC are given. The performance of the proposed method is validated and the advantages are investigated by using a fault diagnosis experiment of rolling bearings. Experimental investigations demonstrate the proposed method is effective and reliable in identifying fault categories and fault severities of rolling bearings.


Rolling bearing Fault diagnosis Mean multigranulation decision-theoretic rough set Non-naive Bayesian classifier Attribute reduction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of AutomationHarbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and TechnologyHarbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinChina

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