Chapter 19. Prognosis of Rotating Machinery Components

  1. Daniel J. Inman3,
  2. Charles R. Farrar4,
  3. Vicente Lopes Junior5,6 and
  4. Valder Steffen Junior7
  1. Michael J. Roemer Director of Engineering1,
  2. Gregory J. Kacpryznski1,
  3. Rolf F. Orsagh1 and
  4. Bruce R. Marshall Branch Head2

Published Online: 13 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470869097.ch19

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems

How to Cite

Roemer, M. J., Kacpryznski, G. J., Orsagh, R. F. and Marshall, B. R. (2005) Prognosis of Rotating Machinery Components, in Damage Prognosis: For Aerospace, Civil and Mechanical Systems (eds D. J. Inman, C. R. Farrar, V. Lopes and V. Steffen), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869097.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 310 Durham Hall, Mail Code 0261, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA

  2. 4

    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Engineering Sciences and Applications, ESA-WR, Mail Stop T001, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA

  3. 5

    Av. Brasil, 56, 15.385-000 Ilha Solteira, SP, Brazil

  4. 6

    Universidade Estadual de São Paulo, SP, Brazil

  5. 7

    Federal University of Uberlândia, School of Mechanical Engineering, Campus Santa Monica, Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, 38400-902, Brazil

Author Information

  1. 1

    Impact Technologies, 125 Tech Park Drive, Rochester, NY 14616, USA

  2. 2

    Machinery Systems Information, Naval Surface Warfare Center, 5001 S. Broad Street, Code 952, Philadelphia, PA 19112-1403, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 SEP 2005
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470869079

Online ISBN: 9780470869093



  • prognosis technologies;
  • model-based estimates;
  • Impact EnergyTM;
  • Rolling-element contact fatigue;
  • spall progression;
  • gear tooth crack initiation;
  • linear elastic fracture mechanics (LEFM);
  • physics-based prognosis model;
  • open systems architecture;
  • future ICAS systems


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bearing Prognosis Framework

  • Model-Based Analysis for Prognosis

  • Bearing Prognosis Discussion

  • Gear Prognosis Framework

  • Bearing and Gear Prognosis Module Discussion

  • Utilization of Prognosis Information in Navy ICAS System

  • References