critical vibration

critical vibration

[′krid·ə·kəl vī′brā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
A vibration that is significant and harmful to a structure.
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This article concentrates on the critical vibration testing element.
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The unit's stainless-steel condition monitor is nested securely atop the power end to measure critical vibration and temperature readings.
The critical vibration area for the V10 lies around 12,000 rpm, a rev band where the engine doesn't spend too much time since it operates mostly at peak revs," says Theissen.
Minus K Technology, a leading manufacturer of vibration isolation products, announces that Minus K has been selected by the Manoharan Nanoscale Facility at Stanford University to provide critical vibration isolation for Stanford's Scanning Tunneling Microscopes (STMs).
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This protects all system components from critical vibrations and increases the lifetime and availability of the entire test rig.
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