Rotational speed measurement using electrostatic sensors and correlation signal processing techniques

Wang, Lijuan and Yan, Yong and Hu, Yonghui and Qian, Xiangchen (2013) Rotational speed measurement using electrostatic sensors and correlation signal processing techniques. In: 2013 IEEE International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC). pp. 224-227. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1109/I2MTC.2013.6555413) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Rotational speed is a key parameter for the condition monitoring and control of rotating equipment such as generators, electromotors, centrifugal and machine tool spindles. This paper presents the principle and application of electrostatic sensors and correlation signal processing techniques to real-time measurement of rotational speed. Experimental tests were conducted on a test rig under a range of conditions. The results suggest that the operability and accuracy of the measurement system depend on a number of factors, in particular, the distance between the electrodes and the surface of the rotating equipment. The system performs better under higher rotational speed conditions as more electrostatic charge is produced on the rotating surface.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Instrumentation, Control and Embedded Systems
Depositing User: Tina Thompson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2013 14:16 UTC
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2019 09:44 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/35925 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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