Vibration Monitoring Experiment for Annual Rotor Balance and Shaft Alignment of Turbo Generators for Healthy Operating Conditions
Bernard .A. Adaramola
Corresponding Author : Bernard .A. Adaramola
Mechanical and Mechatronics Department, Afe Babalola University, P.M.B. 5454, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
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Received : 2018-08-27 Accepted : 2018-10-15 Published : 2018-10-15
Abstract : Strength consideration of concrete with ages has influence sourcing for suitable materials, which can be added to concrete in small quantities without leaving adverse effect on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete. This project examines the possibility of using limestone as an additive, replacing fine aggregate in small quantity in concrete production. The experiment includes sieve analysis which gives a well graded fine aggregate, slump test, compression test, and water absorption rate. The slump result gives a less workable concrete on the addition of limestone in concrete while the water absorption rate of concrete increases on the addition of limestone in concrete mix. The strength attained after 7 and 28 curing days shows that, limestone can be added to concrete in 5% to 10% replacement of sharp sand, in which there is tendency to achieve higher strength with age.
Keywords : Eccentricity, Proximity probes, Shaft speed, Transducers, Vibration amplitude
Citation : Bernard .A. Adaramolaet al. (2018). Vibration Monitoring Experiment for Annual Rotor Balance and Shaft Alignment of Turbo Generators for Healthy Operating Conditions, J. of Advancement in Engineering and Technology, V7I1.04. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.1467565
Copyright : © 2018 Bernard .A. Adaramolaet. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Advancement in Engineering and Technology
ISSN : 2348-2931
Volume 7 / Issue 1
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