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Call For Papers

The Vibration Institute is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of practical information on evaluating machine behavior, particularly concerning the science of vibration and acoustic analysis and measurement. The 2018 Annual Training Conference will include industry papers, vendor exhibits, panel presentations, keynote lectures, and professional short courses.

The following contributions are welcomed for consideration for Conference:

Call for General Papers: an abstract (12 pages maximum) to be published in the Annual Conference Proceedings, to be distributed to all conference attendees. For more information, see below.

Call for Academic/Research Papers (Academic/Research Track): a short paper (10 pages or less) will be peer reviewed by two or more reviewers, and will be published in the Annual Conference Proceedings, to be distributed to all conference attendees. Each paper presentation will be allotted 30 minutes. For more information, see below.

Call for Student posters -Academic/Research Track: to be displayed at the evening reception on Wednesday July 18. Poster abstracts of up to 400 words with abstract acceptance. (Posters will not have corresponding proceedings papers. Students will have the option of giving a brief poster presentation during the Academic/Research Track sessions). For more information, see below.

Call for General Papers
Call for Academic/Research Papers (Academic/Research Track)

Vibration Institute will offer an Academic/Research Track at the 2018 Annual Training Conference. This track will be dedicated to papers and student posters sharing research, student projects, and instructional practices. In addition to Academic/Research Track papers and posters, the 2018 Annual Training Conference will include industry papers, vendor exhibits, panel presentations, keynote lectures, and professional short courses.

Academic/Research Track papers (10 pages or less) will be peer reviewed by two or more reviewers, and will be published in the Conference Proceedings. Each paper presentation will be allotted 30 minutes Original papers are solicited all aspects of sound and vibration, especially:

  • Sound and Vibration Testing & Analysis Techniques
  • Wind Turbine Monitoring, Diagnostics, Prognostics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Vibration and Dynamic Pressure Sensors
  • Predictive/Proactive Maintenance Technologies
  • Machine Specific Vibrations (i.e. fans, pumps, motors, turbines, gear-boxes, etc.)
  • Random & Flow-Induced Vibrations
  • High & Low Frequency Data Acquisition & Analysis
  • Vibration Control
  • Rotor & Structural Dynamics
  • Experimental Modal Analysis

Special conference pricing of $350 for the entire three-day conference is available to all faculty and student participants with a valid educational institution e-mail address. This includes publication costs, admittance to all conference sessions, exhibits, continental breakfasts, breaks, lunches and social functions. The registration fee does not include admittance to pre-conference workshops. Limited student sponsorship is available to defray conference costs.

Important Dates for the Academic/Research Track Paper Publication Process:

Paper Abstract Due: November 30, 2017
Notification of Paper Abstract Acceptance: December 15, 2017
Draft Paper Submission: January 31, 2018
Paper Review Results Available: March 1, 2018
Revised Paper Due: March 30, 2018
Final Paper Notification/upload deadline: May 2, 2018

Abstracts and subsequent paper submissions are entirely electronic. Prospective authors will receive instructions for manuscript submission with notification of abstract acceptance. Please submit a 400 word abstract as a PDF file with name(s) and affiliation(s) on a separate front page to:

Professor Nancy L. Denton
Purdue University SOET
765.494.7517
dentonnl@purdue.edu

Call for Student Posters - Academic/Research Track

Vibration Institute will offer an Academic/Research Track at the 2018 Annual Training Conference. This track will be dedicated to papers and student posters sharing research, student projects, and instructional practices. In addition to Academic/Research Track papers and posters, the 2018 Annual Training Conference will include industry papers, vendor exhibits, panel presentations, keynote lectures, and professional short courses.

Student posters will be displayed at the evening reception, Wednesday July 18. Poster abstracts of up to 400 words are due March 30, with abstract acceptance notification by April 24. (Posters will not have corresponding proceedings papers. Students will have the option of giving a brief poster presentation during the Academic/Research Track sessions).

  • Sound and Vibration Testing & Analysis Techniques
  • Wind Turbine Monitoring, Diagnostics, Prognostics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Vibration and Dynamic Pressure Sensors
  • Predictive/Proactive Maintenance Technologies
  • Machine Specific Vibrations (i.e. fans, pumps, motors, turbines, gear-boxes, etc.)
  • Random & Flow-Induced Vibrations
  • High & Low Frequency Data Acquisition & Analysis
  • Vibration Control
  • Rotor & Structural Dynamics
  • Experimental Modal Analysis

Special conference pricing of $350 for the entire three-day conference is available to all faculty and student participants with a valid educational institution e-mail address. This includes publication costs, admittance to all conference sessions, exhibits, continental breakfasts, breaks, lunches and social functions. The registration fee does not include admittance to pre-conference workshops. Limited student sponsorship is available to defray conference costs.

SUBMISSION PROCESS:
Submit a poster abstract of up to 400 words as a PDF file with name(s) and affiliation(s) on a separate front page to Prof. Nancy Denton, dentonnl@purdue.edu by midnight EST on February 28, 2018. Abstract acceptance notification will occur by March 30. Each poster will be allotted an easel that can support a poster with dimensions of up to 2’ by 4’ (610 mm x 1220 mm) and a small round table for display items (estimated diameter of 30” or 760 mm).

Important Dates for the Student Poster Process:
Poster Abstract Due: March 30, 2018
Notification of Poster Acceptance Decision: April 24, 2018
Confirmation of participation arrangements: June 1, 2018

Topics

  • Sound and Vibration Testing & Analysis Techniques
  • Wind Turbine Monitoring, Diagnostics, Prognostics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Vibration and Dynamic Pressure Sensors
  • Predictive/Proactive Maintenance Technologies
  • Machine Specific Vibrations (i.e. fans, pumps, motors, turbines, gear-boxes, etc.)
  • Random & Flow-Induced Vibrations
  • High & Low Frequency Data Acquisition & Analysis
  • Vibration Control
  • Rotor & Structural Dynamics
  • Experimental Modal Analysis

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Call for Papers

The 2018 Annual Training Conference will include industry papers, vendor exhibits, panel presentations, keynote lectures, and professional short courses.

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