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Dr J Derek Smith

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Derek Smith
Lecturer (Emeritus)

Research Interests:
  • Gear noise and vibration research, development and troubleshooting
  • Gear measurements and failure investigations
  • Monitoring of gear scuffing and running-in
  • Vibration measurement, data-logging and analysis
  • Rail corrugation and shape measurements
  • Machine tool performance and vibration
Research Group Affiliations: Publications of particular interest:
  • Smith, J.D. 'Gear Noise', Marcel Dekker publ., 1999.
  • Smith, J.D. 'Vibration Measurement and Analysis', Butterworth, 1989.
  • Welborn, D.B., Smith, J.D. 'Machine Tool Dynamics', Cambridge University Press, 1970.
  • Smith, J.D. 'Continuous monitoring of Smith shocks after lubrication failure', Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng., 209C, pp 17-27, 1995.

Postal Address: University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK

Last updated 20 January 2005