Identification of the Bearing and Unbalance Parameters from Rundown Data of Rotors

  • R. TiwariEmail author
  • V. Chakravarthy
Conference paper
Part of the IUTAM Bookseries book series (IUTAMBOOK, volume 1011)


An identification algorithm for the simultaneous identification of the bearing and unbalance parameters for flexible rotor-bearing systems has been developed by using run-down measurements. Speed-dependent bearing dynamic coefficients for each bearing and residual unbalances at predefined balancing planes are estimated simultaneously by the algorithm. The proposed identification algorithm is demonstrated through a numerical model. The identification procedure is found to be highly ill-conditioned and the Tikhonov regularization is applied to deal with this problem.


Bearing Unbalance Identification Regularization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIndian Institute of TechnologyGuwahatiIndia

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