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## 1.7 Determination of Defect Frequencies and Energy Levels

### 1.7.1 Theoretical

Defect frequencies at different speeds of operation were theoretically determined for the NU 330 type of bearing by using the formulae given in Section 1.3. Four bearings of type NU 330, under identical conditions of operation in the coupled mode for the motor, were considered: bearing 'A' (new), bearing 'A' (defective), bearing 'B' (new) and bearing 'C' (defective). The defects of bearings 'A' (defective) and 'C' (defective) were known, bearing 'A' (defective) having a through crack in the inner race and bearing 'C' (defective) having score marks on the rollers. Table 1.1 shows the defect frequencies at different speeds of operation for NU 330 bearings.

Table 1.1: Theoretical determination of defect frequencies at different operating speeds for NU 330 bearing

Defect frequency

Frequency (Hz) at different speeds of operation (rpm)

1000

1800

2250

2750

f s

16.67

30.00

37.50

45.83

f c

6.67

12.0

15.2

18.3

f b

42.5

76.5

95.8

116.9

f ORDFL (L 1, L 2)

93.4

168.0

214.0

256.0

186.8

336.0

428.0

513.0

f bf

85.0

153.0

191.0

235.8

f IRDFL (L 1, L 2)

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