Early Gear Pitting Fault Diagnosis Based on Bi-directional LSTM

Xueyi Li, Jialin Li, Chengying Zhao, Yongzhi Qu, David He

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Abstract

The early gear pitting fault diagnosis has received much attention in the industry. In recent decades, with the popularity growth of artificial neural network, researchers have applied deep learning methods to figure out early gear pitting faults. However, the classical fault diagnosis methods usually use deep neural networks according to the time sequence of the collected signals. In this case, the feature extraction in the direction of the inverse time-domain signals is usually ignored. Aimed at overcoming this shortage, ground on a traditional Long Short Term Memory (LSTM) network, this paper proposes a Bidirectional LSTM (Bi-LSTM) to construct a fault diagnosis model of early gear pitting using raw vibration signals. Using the Bi-LSTM network, feature extraction of the vibrational signals in both directions is simultaneously carried out to evaluate the degree of the early gear pitting faults to better extract the gear pitting characteristics from the raw vibration signals of the gear. Through the analysis of the experimental data, compared with the traditional LSTM model, the Bi-directional LSTM has a classification accuracy of over 96% for early gear pitting fault diagnosis, which is an increase of 4.1%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2019 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, PHAI-Qingdao 2019
EditorsWei Guo, Steven Li, Qiang Miao
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781728108612
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2019
Event10th Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, PHM-Qingdao 2019 - Qingdao, China
Duration: Oct 25 2019Oct 27 2019

Publication series

Name2019 Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, PHM-Qingdao 2019

Conference

Conference10th Prognostics and System Health Management Conference, PHM-Qingdao 2019
Country/TerritoryChina
CityQingdao
Period10/25/1910/27/19

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was funded by NSFC (Grant No. 51675089).

Funding Information:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This work was funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51675089). This work was supported by the China Scholarship Council.

Keywords

  • artificial neural network
  • gear
  • gear pitting diagnosis
  • long short term memory
  • vibration signal

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