Elementary Concept of Rotordynamics

  • Yulin WuEmail author
  • Shengcai Li
  • Shuhong Liu
  • Hua-Shu Dou
  • Zhongdong Qian
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 11)


Rotordynamics is a branch of system dynamics dealing with mechanical devices in which at least one part, usually referred to as rotor, rotates with the angular momentum.


Critical Speed Spin Speed Global Reference Frame Unbalance Response Undamped System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yulin Wu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shengcai Li
    • 2
  • Shuhong Liu
    • 3
  • Hua-Shu Dou
    • 4
  • Zhongdong Qian
    • 5
  1. 1.Tsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of EngineeringUniversity of WarwickCoventryUK
  3. 3.Department of Thermal Engineering, State Key Laboratory of Hydroscience and EngineeringTsinghua UniversityBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and AuZhejiang Sci-Tech UniversityHangzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  5. 5.Department of Hydraulic Engineering, School of Water Resources and Hydropower EngineeringWuhan UniversityWuhanPeople’s Republic of China

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