Fault-Diagnosis Applications

Model-Based Condition Monitoring: Actuators, Drives, Machinery, Plants, Sensors, and Fault-tolerant Systems

  • Rolf Isermann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
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  3. Supervision, Fault Detection and Diagnosis

  4. Drives and Actuators

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  5. Machines and Plants

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      Pages 141-141
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  6. Fault-tolerant Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 283-283
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  7. Appendix

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 325-354

About this book


Supervision, condition-monitoring, fault detection, fault diagnosis and fault management play an increasing role for technical processes and vehicles in order to improve reliability, availability, maintenance and lifetime. For safety-related processes fault-tolerant systems with redundancy are required in order to reach comprehensive system integrity.

 This book is a sequel of the book “Fault-Diagnosis Systems” published in 2006, where the basic methods were described. After a short introduction into fault-detection and fault-diagnosis methods the book shows how these methods can be applied for a selection of 20 real technical components and processes as examples, such as:

Electrical drives (DC, AC)

Electrical actuators

Fluidic actuators (hydraulic, pneumatic)

Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps

Pipelines (leak detection)

Industrial robots

Machine tools (main and feed drive, drilling, milling, grinding)

Heat exchangers

Also realized fault-tolerant systems for electrical drives, actuators and sensors are presented.

The book describes why and how the various signal-model-based and process-model-based methods were applied and which experimental results could be achieved. In several cases a combination of different methods was most successful.

The book is dedicated to graduate students of electrical, mechanical, chemical engineering and computer science and for engineers.

Authors and affiliations

  • Rolf Isermann
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  1. 1.Inst. Automatisierungstechnik, FG Regelungstechnik undTU DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany

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