Experimental Estimation of Vibrational Symptom Limit Values for Large Steam Turbines

  • Z. Orlowski
  • T. Galka
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 352)


The paper deals with methods of vibrational symptom limit value determination for large steam turbines on the basis of experimental results. Such methods are conceived to provide quantitative data, necessary for turbine operation, maintenance and diagnostics. Various methods are described and discussed in terms of their suitability for this purpose. Two of them, based on vibration trends analysis and statistical data processing, respectively, are described in details and illustrated with examples, taken from the authors’ own experience.


Steam Turbine Vibration Signal Rotor Blade Vibration Level Vibration Velocity 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Orlowski
    • 1
  • T. Galka
    • 1
  1. 1.Polish Association of Diagnostic EngineeringWarsawPoland

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