Flexible Rotor Balancing

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


Developments which led to modern flexible rotor balancing techniques are described. The theory of flexible rotor balancing is outlined, and the theoretical basis for Modal balancing, and for Influence Coefficient balancing, is presented. In both instances, the publications from which the source material for this section was obtained are identified, with discussion. Certain other balancing techniques are also discussed. Recent developments toward the establishment of criteria for appropriate levels of residual unbalance in flexible rotors following balancing operations are included. The state-of-art for flexible rotor balancing is summarized, and the work which remains is identified.


Critical Speed Influence Coefficient Residual Vibration Modal Balance Flexible Rotor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. F. Rieger
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  1. 1.Stress Technology IncorporatedRochesterUSA

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