TITLE

THE CASE OF THE RUINOUS RESONANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Boyajian, Mary J.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Design News;8/13/2007, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of trouble shooting a problem linked with an engine-powered forklift. He received complaints from customers of its cracked exhaust pipes amidst its state of the art features. He listed loads, length of runs and considered vibration and shock loading as the source of the problem though tried to single out resonance as its culprit. He made a production change and issued field kits which repaired broken exhaust pipes.
ACCESSION #
26285413

 

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