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Fengshou Gu is one of our experts in the fields of vibro-acoustics analysis and machinery diagnosis, with over 20 years of research experience. He is the author of over 200 technical and professional publications in machine dynamics, signal processing, tribology dynamic responses, condition monitoring and related fields. He has been involved in vibro-acoustics characterisation related to internal combustion engines, reciprocating compressors, centrifugal pumps, electric motors, hydraulic power systems, gearboxes, mechnical seals and rolling/journal bearings. He has experience in system modeling, various physical parameter measurements, and advanced signal processing techniques including time-frequency analysis, modulation signal bispectra,  wavelet transforms, neural network algorithms and statistical analysis.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Vibro-impact modelling;
  • Machine modelling and fault simulation;
  • Neural network modelling;
  • Time-frequency and time-scale analysis;
  • Modulation and demodulation analysis;
  • Complex vibro-acoustic source identification;
  • Acoustic condition monitoring;
  • Tribo-dynamics and lubrication
  • Intelligent monitoring system;
  • Powerless and wireless data sensing and transfer

Research Degree Supervision

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  • Machine modelling
  • Diagnostics
  • Vibro-impact modelling
  • signal processing
  • Machine Dynamics
  • Tribology

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Research Output 1996 2019

An Approach to Reducing Input Parameter Volume for Fault Classifiers

Smith, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Automation and Computing. 16, 2, p. 199-212 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Naive Bayes Classifier

An Introduction of a Robust OMA Method: CoS-SSI and Its Performance Evaluation through the Simulation and a Case Study

Liu, F., Wu, J., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 31 Jan 2019, In : Shock and Vibration. 2019, p. 1-14 14 p., 6581516.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Correlation methods
Modal analysis
set theory
Structural health monitoring

An Investigation into the Acoustic Emissions of Internal Combustion Engines with Modelling and Wavelet Package Analysis for Monitoring Lubrication Conditions

Wei, N., Gu, J. X., Gu, F., Chen, Z., Li, G. & Ball, A., 16 Feb 2019, In : Energies. 12, 4, 19 p., 640.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Internal Combustion Engine
Acoustic Emission
Acoustic emissions
Internal combustion engines

Exploiting Bayesian networks for fault isolation: A diagnostic case study of diesel fuel injection system

Wang, J., Wang, Z., Stetsyuk, V., Ma, X., Gu, F. & Li, W., Mar 2019, In : ISA Transactions. 86, p. 276-286 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fault Isolation
diesel fuels
fuel injection
Fuel injection
Bayesian networks

Extraction of the largest amplitude impact transients for diagnosing rolling element defects in bearings

Hu, L., Zhang, L., Gu, F., Hu, N. & Ball, A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 116, p. 796-815 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
White noise

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

A Robust Fault Detection Method of Rolling Bearings Using Modulation Signal Bispectrum Analysis

Fengshou Gu (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Andrew Ball (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Xiange Tian (Speaker), Ibrahim.A.M Rehab (Speaker), Gaballa Abdalla (Speaker)
1 Dec 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation