The most common equipment vibration problems are often solved in industry without the use of specialty engineering resources. Routine vibration problems—from machinery imbalance and misalignment to simple cases of noise and resonance—are often addressed at the plant level without help from consultants. On the other hand, some encounter noise and vibration problems that require a more in-depth approach—one that involves a combination of computer simulation, specialty field measurements, and/or advanced data analysis techniques. When these more difficult and challenging dynamics problems arise, they call on Stress Engineering Services (Stress) for expert consulting and field services
Breaux, L., Luther, E. and McNeill, S., “Equipment Vibration Problems: Tools and Techniques Used to Solve Difficult and Unusual Vibration Problems,” Inspectioneering Journal 17(2), 20-21, 2011.