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  • Andrew Ball
2017

Vibration Based Centrifugal Pump Fault Diagnosis Based on Modulation Signal Bispectrum Analysis

Hamomd, O., Alabied, S., Xu, Y., Daraz, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 26 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Automation & Computing, (University of Huddersfield, 7-8 September 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Wavelet Packet Analysis and Empirical Mode Decomposition for the Fault Diagnosis of Reciprocating Compressors

Muo, U., Madamedon, M., Ball, A. & Gu, F., 26 Oct 2017, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Automation & Computing, (University of Huddersfield, 7-8 September 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

An investigation of electrical motor parameters in a sensorless variable speed drive for machine fault diagnosis

Hamad, N., Brethee, K. F., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 24 Oct 2016, 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing: Tackling the New Challenges in Automation and Computing. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 329-335 7 p. 7604941

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)

A validated finite element model for predicting dynamic responses of cylinder liners in an IC engine

Li, G., Gu, F., Wei, N., Xu, Y., Ball, A. D. & Wang, T., 24 Oct 2016, 2016 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing, ICAC 2016: Tackling the New Challenges in Automation and Computing. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 126-131 6 p. 7604906

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

A validation study of ACS-SSI for online condition monitoring of vehicle suspension systems

Liu, F., Gu, F., Zhao, Y. & Ball, A., 8 Dec 2016, In : Vibroengineering Procedia. 10, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and diagnosis of compound faults in induction motors using electric signals from variable speed drives

Shaeboub, A., Lane, M., Haba, U., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 24 Oct 2016, 2016 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing, ICAC 2016: Tackling the New Challenges in Automation and Computing. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 306-312 7 p. 7604937

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Fault detection and diagnosis of gear transmission systems with sensorless variable speed drives

Abusaad, S., Gu, F., Zhang, R., Benghozzi, A. & Ball, A. D., Jul 2016, In : International Journal of COMADEM. 19, 3, p. 13-17 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frictional effects on the dynamic responses of gear systems and the diagnostics of tooth breakages

Brethee, K. F., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2016, In : Systems Science & Control Engineering. 4, 1, p. 270-284 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of heat treatment on fatigue performances for self-piercing riveting similar and dissimilar titanium, aluminium and copper alloys

Zhang, X., He, X., Xing, B., Zhao, L., Lu, Y., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 5 May 2016, In : Materials and Design. 97, p. 108-117 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of reductions in motor efficiency caused by stator faults when operated from an inverter drive

Lane, M., Shaeboub, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 24 Oct 2016, 22nd International Conference on Automation and Computing: Tackling the New Challenges in Automation and Computing. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 144-149 6 p. 7604909

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Journal bearing condition monitoring based on the modulation signal bispectrum analysis of vibrations

Hassin, O., Yao, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., Nov 2016, Power Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Transmissions 2016 (ICPT 2016), Chongqing, P.R. China, 27–30 October 2016. Qin, D. & Shao, Y. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 907-912 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Maintaining model efficiency, avoiding bias and reducing input parameter volume in compressor fault classification

Smith, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 23 Aug 2016, Proceedings of 2016 7th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, ICMAE 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 196-201 6 p. 7549534

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modelling, Testing and Analysis of a Regenerative Hydraulic Shock Absorber System

Wang, R., Gu, F., Cattley, R. & Ball, A., 19 May 2016, In : Energies. 9, 5, 24 p., 386.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of wireless MEMS accelerometer for reciprocating compressor condition monitoring

Mones, Z., Feng, G., Ogbulaor, U. E., Wang, T., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 25 Nov 2016, Power Engineering: Proceedings of the International Conference on Power Transmissions 2016 (ICPT 2016), Chongqing, P.R. China, 27–30 October 2016. Qin, D. & Shao, Y. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 895-900 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Research on effect of gas-charged accumulator capacity on hydraulic regenerative shock absorber system

Wang, R., Gao, J., Gu, F. & Ball, A., May 2016, Energy and Mechanical Engineering: Proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Energy and Mechanical Engineering. Liang, S. Y. (ed.). World Scientific, p. 765-774 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Achieving high bit rate logical stochastic resonance in a bistable system by adjusting parameters

Yang, D., Gu, F., Feng, G., Yang, Y. & Ball, A., 10 Oct 2015, In : Chinese Physics B. 24, 11, 110502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive noise cancelling and time-frequency techniques for rail surface defect detection

Liang, B., Iwnicki, S., Ball, A. & Young, A. E., 1 Mar 2015, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 54, p. 41-51 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of frictional effects on the dynamic response of gear systems and the implications for diagnostics

Brethee, K. F., Gao, J., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 30 Oct 2015, 2015 21st International Conference on Automation and Computing: Automation, Computing and Manufacturing for New Economic Growth, ICAC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7313957

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

A new method of accurate broken rotor bar diagnosis based on modulation signal bispectrum analysis of motor current signals

Gu, F., Wang, T., Alwodai, A., Tian, X., Shao, Y. & Ball, A. D., 2015, In : Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing. 50-51, p. 400-413 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

A novel method to improve the resolution of envelope spectrum for bearing fault diagnosis based on a wireless sensor node

Feng, G., Zhen, D., Tian, X., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2015, Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery - Proceedings of VETOMAC X, 2014. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 23. p. 765-775 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

A study of diagnostic signatures of a deep groove ball bearing based on a nonlinear dynamic model

Rehab, I., Tian, X., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2015, 2015 21st International Conference on Automation and Computing: Automation, Computing and Manufacturing for New Economic Growth, ICAC 2015. New York: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Brake tests to evaluate the human behaviour at different brake pedal characteristics

Retzer, H., Stephenson, J., Mishra, R., Ball, A. & Schmidt, K., 2015, 28th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management and the 10th Regional Non-Destructive & Structural Testing Congress: COMADEM 2015 and X CORENDE, 1st-4th December 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Characterisation of acoustic emissions for the frictional effect in engines using wavelets based multi-resolution analysis

Wei, N., Gu, F., Wang, T., Li, G., Xu, Y., Yang, L. & Ball, A. D., 30 Oct 2015, 2015 21st International Conference on Automation and Computing: Automation, Computing and Manufacturing for New Economic Growth, ICAC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7313961

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion Noise Analysis for Combustion and Fuels Diagnosis of a Compression Ignition Diesel Engine Operating with Biodiesels

Zhen, D., Song, Z., Shi, Z., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2 Dec 2015, In : Combustion Science and Technology. 187, 12, p. 1974-1992 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and diagnosis of motor stator faults using electric signals from variable speed drives

Shaeboub, A., Abusaad, S., Hu, N., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2 Nov 2015, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Automation & Computing. IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of combination faults in a planetary gearbox using a modulation signal bispectrum based sideband estimator

Tian, X., Abdallaa, G. M., Rehab, I., Gu, F., Ball, A. D. & Wang, T., 2 Nov 2015, 2015 21st International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC 2015). IEEE, p. 203-208 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Citations (Scopus)

Drive Cycle Optimisation for Pollution Reduction

Alghadhi, M., Ball, A., Kollar, L. E., Mishra, R. & Asim, T., Oct 2015, In : International Journal of Environmental Science and Development. 6, 10, p. 727-731 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Identification of lubrication regimes in mechanical seals using acoustic emission for condition monitoring

Towsyfyan, H., Wei, N., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2015, 54th Annual British Conference of Non-Destructive Testing, NDT 2015. British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of envelope analysis on a wireless condition monitoring system for bearing fault diagnosis

Feng, G., Gu, J., Zhen, D., Aliwan, M., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 1 Feb 2015, In : International Journal of Automation and Computing. 12, 1, p. 14-24 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of sheet thickness on fatigue behavior and fretting of self-piercing riveted joints in aluminum alloy 5052

Zhao, L., He, X., Xing, B., Lu, Y., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 15 Dec 2015, In : Materials and Design. 87, p. 1010-1017 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of Motor Current Signature Analysis in Detecting Unbalanced Motor Windings of an Induction Motor with Sensorless Vector Control Drive

Lane, M., Ashari, D., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 15 Aug 2015, Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery: Proceedings of VETOMAC X 2014, held at the University of Manchester, UK, September 9-11, 2014. Sinha, J. K. (ed.). Cham: Springer Netherlands, p. 801-810 10 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of motor current signature analysis to detect motor resistance imbalances

Lane, M., Ashari, D., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2 Nov 2015, 2015 21st International Conference on Automation and Computing: Automation, Computing and Manufacturing for New Economic Growth, ICAC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7313945

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Investigation of the effect of biodiesel blends on fuel injection pumps based on vibration and pressure measurements

Abruss, A., Guo, Y., Wang, T., Gu, F., Ball, A. D. & Brown, D., 2015, Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery - Proceedings of VETOMAC X, 2014. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 23. p. 535-546 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Mechanical properties of extensible die clinched joints in titanium sheet materials

He, X., Zhang, Y., Xing, B., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 15 Apr 2015, In : Materials and Design. 71, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Self-piercing riveting of similar and dissimilar metal sheets of aluminum alloy and copper alloy

He, X., Zhao, L., Deng, C., Xing, B., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 1 Jan 2015, In : Materials and Design. 65, p. 923-933 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)

Self-piercing riveting of similar and dissimilar titanium sheet materials

He, X., Wang, Y., Lu, Y., Zeng, K., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 1 May 2015, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 80, 9-12, p. 2105-2115 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

The detection of shaft misalignments using motor current signals from a sensorless variable speed drive

Benghozzi, A., Smith, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2015, Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery - Proceedings of VETOMAC X, 2014. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 23. p. 173-182 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Vehicle suspension performance analysis based on full vehicle model for condition monitoring development

Hamed, M., Tesfa, B., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2015, Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery - Proceedings of VETOMAC X, 2014. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Vol. 23. p. 495-505 11 p. (Mechanisms and Machine Science; vol. 23).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Citations (Scopus)
2014

An approach to fault diagnosis of reciprocating compressor valves using Teager-Kaiser energy operator and deep belief networks

Tran, V. T., Al Thobiani, F. & Ball, A., Jul 2014, In : Expert Systems with Applications. 41, 9, p. 4113-4122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

221 Citations (Scopus)

A new method of vibration analysis for the diganosis of impeller in a centrifugal pump

Hamomd, O., Tian, X., Chen, Z., Albraik, A., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2014, 21st International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2014, ICSV 2014. International Institute of Acoustics and Vibrations, Vol. 4. p. 2750-2758 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

A review of numerical analysis of friction stir welding

He, X., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2014, In : Progress in Materials Science. 65, p. 1-66 66 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

248 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the suspension system for the diagnosis of dynamic characteristics

Hamed, M., Tesfa, B., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 24 Oct 2014, ICAC 2014 - Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Automation and Computing: Future Automation, Computing and Manufacturing. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 152-157 6 p. 6935478

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Characterising the friction and wear between the piston ring and cylinder liner based on acoustic emission analysis

Wei, N., Gu, F., Li, G., Wang, T. & Ball, A., 2014, 21st International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2014, ICSV 2014. International Institute of Acoustics and Vibrations, Vol. 3. p. 2734-2741 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of acoustic emissions from mechanical seals for fault detection

Towsyfyan, H., Hassin, O., Gu, F. & Ball, A., 2014, NDT 2014 - 53rd Annual Conference of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing. British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Detection and Diagnosis of Broken Rotor Bar Based on the Analysis of Signals from a Variable Speed Drive

Ashari, D., Lane, M., Ball, A. & Gu, F., 2014, Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance: eMaintenance2014 - Trends in technologies and methodologies, challenges, possibilities and applications. Kumar, U., Karim, R., Parida, A. & Tretten, P. (eds.). p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access

Diagnosis of impeller faults in a centrifugal pump based on spectrum analysis of vibration signals

Al-Braik, A., Hamomd, O., Gu, F. & Ball, A. D., 2014, 11th International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Machinery Failure Prevention Technologies, CM 2014 / MFPT 2014. British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)