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Vibration environmental testing for large haulage trucks.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9483, 1993 Jan; :1-12
The size and complexity of modern surface haulage trucks has resulted in an increased reliance upon sensors and electronic-based instrumentation for safe and efficient operation. Design engineers need accurate information about the equipment vibration environment to efficiently and effectively build components for installation on mobile mining equipment capable of withstanding the mine environment. To address the problem, the U.S. Bureau of Mines performed field vibration measurements on a variety of surface mining haulage trucks. The vibration measurements were then analyzed and test specifications were developed in the form of envelopes. In conjunction with test specifications, recommendations to aid manufacturers in implementing a vibration environment test program have been included with an illustrative example.
Field-tests; Electric-equipment; Accelerated-tests; Detectors; Quality-control; Environmental-tests; Reliability-electronics; Vibration-tests; Mine-haulage; Trucks
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Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9483
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division