“A variety of applications exist in industry for electrical heating devices. In some of these applications an unanticipated failure in the heating apparatus causes expensive down-time, and possibly equipment damage. For this reason, it is useful to predict the remaining lifetime and impending failure of such heating devices. Extensive statistical background exists for predicting the lifetime of a given heating element, on the basis of known failures. Field-deployable age detection equipment and methods are desired to complement the available statistical data. Exploratory research was carried out to identify parameters which might be measured and used as predictors of remaining lifetime. In addition, portable test hardware and software code were developed to replicate laboratory measurements for field applications and further large-scale study”--Abstract, page iii.
DuBroff, Richard E.
Herrick, Thomas J.
Grimm, L. J.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S. in Electrical Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
x, 98 pages
© 2000 Timothy James Christman, All rights reserved.
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Christman, Timothy James, "Practical measurement techniques for failure prediction in electrical heating apparatus" (2000). Masters Theses. 1963.
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