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ENS3170 Vibrations and Condition Monitoring
Credit Points: 15

This unit builds upon prior knowledge of basic maintenance operations in mechanical and industrial systems. The unit provides students with a basic introduction to mechanical vibrations in addition to some of the instrumentation and techniques used to measure vibrations in machine elements. The ability to monitor or assess the condition of machinery through vibrations, the physical properties of lubricants and greases as well as non-destructive testing of materials is also covered. Basic machine tool maintenance and/or servicing is also included.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y96Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
C48Bachelor of Engineering (Civil&Environmental)
K53Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
K52Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
G69Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
K06Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
T23University Certificate in Maintenance Engineering
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013