• N. F. Rieger
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 297)


The major problem areas of rotordynamics are identified. The manner in which these problems are addressed as Chapters of this book is described. A number of commonly-used rotordynamic terms are defined for reference purposes. The orbits of several frequently observed whirl motions are discussed and correlated with their causes, for convenience in problem diagnosis. Literature sources for further information on specific problems including books, papers, and conference proceedings, with a reference listing are presented. Prominent references in the historical development of rotordynamics are cited.


Critical Speed Journal Bearing Rigid Rotor Flexible Rotor Rotor Unbalance 
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  • N. F. Rieger
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  1. 1.Stress Technology IncorporatedRochesterUSA

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