Advanced Vibration Diagnostics for Perspectives of Helicopter Technical Maintenance

  • Aleksey MironovEmail author
  • Pavel Doronkin
  • Alexander Priklonsky
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 36)


This paper considers different aspects of advanced vibration diagnostic system development, validation, promotion and application. Authors discuss the list of tasks for such system from the helicopter technical maintenance and repair point of interest. Main problems and possible solutions are considered, including uniform diagnostic platform for board and ground systems, life cycle traceability for helicopter aggregates, single survey diagnostics etc. The general view on advanced system is presented, based on the state-of-the-art and advanced techniques of vibration diagnostics and SHM. Resolution levels for helicopter power unit aggregates are considered based on solutions of the high-resolution diagnostics collected under Vibropassport TM brand. Authors discuss operating demonstrators of diagnostic techniques as well as application cases as the main tools for advanced system promotion and market entering.


Vibration diagnostics Helicopter Technical maintenance 



The paper uses materials related to research “The Study of Dynamic Properties of Aviation Engine Aggregates for Vibration Diagnostic Technology Research and Demonstrator Development” of the project “Establishment of Engineering Systems, Transport and Energy Competence Centre” in cooperation with Central Finance and Contracting Agency of Latvia. This work contains the results of the research and the development of the technical requirements for engine aggregates testing rigs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleksey Mironov
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pavel Doronkin
    • 1
  • Alexander Priklonsky
    • 1
  1. 1.D un D centrsRigaLatvia

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