7. History of Machinery Rotordynamics

  1. John Vance,
  2. Fouad Zeidan and
  3. Brian Murphy

Published Online: 3 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470903704.ch7

Machinery Vibration and Rotordynamics

Machinery Vibration and Rotordynamics

How to Cite

Vance, J., Zeidan, F. and Murphy, B. (2010) History of Machinery Rotordynamics, in Machinery Vibration and Rotordynamics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470903704.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 12 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471462132

Online ISBN: 9780470903704



  • history of machinery rotordynamics;
  • history of rotordynamics - valuable;
  • Morton effect - synchronous vibration;
  • Newkirk effect and Morton effect - Shaft Differential Heating (SDH) forms;
  • rigorous analysis predicting Morton effect - calculation of thermal effects


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Foundation Years, 1869–1941

  • Refining and Expanding the Rotordynamic Model, 1942–1963

  • Multistage Compressors and Turbines, Rocket Engine Turbopumps, and Damper Seals, 1964–Present

  • New Frontiers of Speed and Power Density with Rocket Engine Turbopumps

  • Shaft Differential Heating (The Morton Effect)

  • References