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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

A Gas Path Fault Contribution Matrix for Marine Gas Turbine Diagnosis Based on a Multiple Model Fault Detection and Isolation Approach

Yang, Q., Li, S., Cao, Y., Gu, F. & Smith, A., 27 Nov 2018, In : Energies. 11, 12, 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Fault Detection and Isolation
Gas Turbine
Multiple Models
Fault detection
Gas turbines

An investigation into vibration response for condition monitoring of reciprocating compressor based on modulation signal spectrum analysis

Haba, U., Brethee, K., Hassin, O., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., Jul 2018, In : International Journal of COMADEM. 21, 3, p. 31-37 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Reciprocating compressors
Condition monitoring
Spectrum analysis
6 Citations
Bearings (structural)
Condition monitoring
Fault detection
Frequency bands
4 Citations

A Sparse Modulation Signal Bispectrum Analysis Method for Rolling Element Bearing Diagnosis

Wang, G., Gu, F., Rehab, I., Ball, A. & Li, L., 21 Feb 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2018, 12 p., 2954094.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Bearings (structural)
Signal analysis

Clinch-bonded hybrid joining for similar and dissimilar copper alloy, aluminium alloy and galvanised steel sheets

Lei, L., He, X., Zhao, D., Zhang, Y., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Thin-Walled Structures. 131, p. 393-403 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper alloys
Steel sheet
Aluminum alloys

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