Naval applications of enhanced temperature, vibration and power monitoring
Author(s)Zachar, Ryan David
System Design and Management Program.
Steven B. Leeb, Peter Lindahl and John Donnal.
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Navy ships require reliable information regarding their power and mechanical systems in order to perform their mission effectively. While today's shipboard systems are quite sophisticated, there are areas for improvement in monitoring individual loads, managing the loads to fit the ships mission, and continuously monitoring mechanical equipment. This thesis presents a method to continuously assess the condition of a rotating machinery system using vibration analysis during the machine's spin-down. A method to determine the thermal storage capacity of a structure, so that HVAC loads can be more effectively managed, is also explained. Finally, the potential impacts of a Non-Intrusive Load Monitor (NILM) on a ship are investigated.
Thesis: Nav. E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2015.Thesis: S.M. in Engineering and Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Engineering Systems Division, System Design and Management Program, 2015.This electronic version was submitted by the student author. The certified thesis is available in the Institute Archives and Special Collections.Cataloged from student-submitted PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-133).
DepartmentSystem Design and Management Program.; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Mechanical Engineering; Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering., Engineering Systems Division., System Design and Management Program.