Dynamics of Rotating Systems / Edition 1

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Providesan up-to-date review of rotor dynamics, dealing with basic topics as well as a number of specialized topics usually available only in journal articles Unlike other books on rotordynamics, this treats the entire machine as a system, with the rotor as just one component

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387209364
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 4/22/2005
  • Series: Mechanical Engineering Series
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 658
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Giancarlo Genta is a professor in the Mechanics Department at Politecnico di Torino, in Turin, Italy. He is the Director of the Italian THIRSTS Studies Center, and is also affiliated with the Commission for the exploration of the space interstellare of the International Academy of Astronautica and the Academy of Sciences in Turin.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Jeffcott rotor.- Model with four degrees of freedom: Gyroscopic effect.- Discrete multi-degrees of freedom rotor.- Continuous systems: Transmissions shafts.- Anisotropy of rotors or supports.- Torsional and axial dynamics.- Rotor-bearings interaction.- Anisotropy of rotors and supports.- Nonlinear rotordynamics.- Nonstationary rotordynamics.- Dynamic behavior of free rotors.- Dynamics of rotating beams and blades.- Dynamics of rotating discs and rings.- Three dimensional modeling of rotors.- Dynamics of controlled rotors.- Appendix A. Vectors, matrices and equations of motion.- Appendix B. An outline on rotor balancing.- Appendix C. Rotordynamics videos.- Appendix D. DYNROT LIGHT rotordynamics code.- Appendix E. Books on rotordynamics.

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