How to Choose the Best MEMS Sensor for a Wireless Condition-Based Monitoring System—Part 2: How to Detect Mechanical Faults 

How to Choose the Best MEMS Sensor for a Wireless Condition-Based Monitoring System—Part 2: How to Detect Mechanical FaultsRecent advancements in MEMS capabilities have seen a rapid rise in their use for CbM, but there still exists some ambiguity about their capabilities, which are extremely varied. This article will describe common AC induction motor (ACIM) faults, detail how to identify and diagnose specific fault types and outline the advantages triaxial MEMS accelerometers can offer over other vibration sensors.