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Measurement Techniques for Hand-Arm Vibration.

Authors
Rasmussen-G
Source
NIOSH 1977 Apr:173-175
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074734
Abstract
Various types of vibration transducers, conditioning systems, and vibration analysis instrumentation are discussed, including piezoresistive and piezoelectric accelerometers. Emphasis is placed on their proper use and expected limitations. Vibration transducer problems include exceeding the limits of an instrument when an air hammer idles, the zero shift problem, where to place the measuring device, the spiking and overload problem, the use of integrators, use of a real-time analyzer for spectrum analysis, and the use of the dose meter. It is emphasized that only through proper knowledge of each element comprising a vibration instrumentation and transducer system can a user expect to achieve maximum benefits.
Keywords
Analytical-equipment; Measurement-instrumentation; Power-tools; Vibration-meters; Measurement-methods; Methodology; Piezoelectricity; Evaluation; Construction-Search
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 77-170
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Occupational Hand-Arm Vibration Conference, NIOSH (Paper presented at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28-31, 1975), Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170
State
OH;
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