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Martin Trethewey

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics

336 Leonhard Building

mwt2@psu.edu

814-865-1961

Research Areas:

Mechanical Sciences, Sensors & Controls

Interest Areas:

Dynamics, vibrations, computer-aided design, noise control

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Martin W Trethewey, 2011, "Separation of time variant vibration sources by short time coherent output power", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 25, (2), pp. 644-656
  • Martin W Trethewey, J. C. Friell, M. J. Chandra and M. S. Lebold, 2008, "A probabilistic spectral simulation approach to evaluate measurement precision of a reactor coolant pump torsional vibration shaft crack monitoring system", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 310, pp. 1036-1056
  • Martin W Trethewey, 2007, "Experiential noise and vibration education via distance education", Sound and Vibration, 41, (11), pp. 28-31
  • C. J. Lissenden, S. P. Tissot, Martin W Trethewey and K. P. Maynard, 2007, "Torsion response of a cracked stainless steel shaft", Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 30, pp. 734-747
  • C. L. Groover, Martin W Trethewey, K. P. Maynard and M. S. Lebold, 2005, "Removal of order domain content in rotating equipment signals by double resampling", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 19, (3), pp. 483-500
  • B. R. Resor, Martin W Trethewey and K. P. Maynard, 2005, "Compensation for encoder geometry and shaft speed variation in time interval torsional vibration measurement", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 286, pp. 897-920
  • Martin W Trethewey and L. L. Koss, 2004, "Experimental evaluation of force-frequency shifting for low frequency vibration excitation", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 18, (3), pp. 535-553
  • C. H. Raebel, L. M. Hanagan and Martin W Trethewey, 2003, "Dynamic measurements of in-place steel floors to assess vibration performance", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 17, (3), pp. 126-135
  • K. P. Maynard and Martin W Trethewey, 2001, "Blade and shaft crack detection using torsional vibration measurements. Part 3: Field application demonstrations", Noise and Vibration Worldwide, 32, (11), pp. 16-23
  • E. C. DeMeter, X. Wei, S. Choudhuri, S. Vallapuzha and Martin W Trethewey, 2001, "A model to predict minimum required clamp pre-loads in light of fixture–workpiece compliance", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 41, (7), pp. 1031-1054
  • K. P. Maynard and Martin W Trethewey, 2001, "Blade and shaft crack detection using torsional vibration measurements. Part 2: Resampling to improve effective dynamic range", Noise and Vibration Worldwide, 32, (2), pp. 23-26
  • K. P. Maynard and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Blade and shaft crack detection using torsional vibration measurements. Part 1: Feasibility studies", Noise and Vibration Worldwide, 31, (11), pp. 9-15
  • W. Xie, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "An experimental evaluation of coefficients of static friction of common workpiece–fixture element pairs", International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 40, (4), pp. 467-488
  • Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Window and overlap processing effects on power estimates from spectra", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 14, (2), pp. 267-278
  • R. Haymanali, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Development of a compliance tester for assessing and reducing the static compliance of fixture-workpiece systems", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 19, (2), pp. 108-120
  • W. Xie, S. Choudhuri, S. Vallapuzha, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Experimental assessment of a clamp actuation intensity analysis model", International Journal of Production Research, 38, (18), pp. 4611-4633
  • J. R. Rieker and Martin W Trethewey, 1999, "Finite element analysis of an elastic beam structure subjected to a moving distributed mass train", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 13, (1), pp. 31-51
  • C. Y. Wu, G. L. Neal, E. C. De Meter, Martin W Trethewey and S. Rao, 1999, "Global workpiece positioning system (GWPS). Part 1: Concept and development of a laser probe based system", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 18, (6), pp. 431-446
  • C. Y. Wu, G. L. Neal, E. C. De Meter, Martin W Trethewey and S. Rao, 1999, "Global workpiece positioning system (GWPS). Part 2: Development of an ultrasonics-based system", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 18, (6), pp. 447-459
  • C. H. Chu and Martin W Trethewey, 1998, "Rapid structural design change evaluation with an experiment based FEM", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 211, (3), pp. 335-353

Conference Proceedings

  • Martin W Trethewey, Jason Zachary Moore, Mikael Enelund and Monica Ringvik, 2016, "Global distributed engineering student design teams: Effectiveness and lessons learned"
  • Y. Lu, L. Chen, Martin W Trethewey, T. A. Litzinger and S. E. Zappe, 2011, "'We can work 24 hours a day!': Exploring computer-mediated intercultural communication between Chinese and Americans in an online engineering design collaboration project", National Communication Association 97th Annual Conference
  • Martin W Trethewey, M. S. Lebold, P. Gyomlai, P. W. Garrett and E. J. Guindon, 2006, "Torsion and translational vibration trending of seeded shaft faults in a 41% reduced scale reactor coolant pump", 7th International Conference on Rotor Dynamics
  • M. S. Lebold, K. M. Reichard, K. P. Maynard, Martin W Trethewey, D. J. Bieryla and C. J. Lissenden, 2004, "Using torsional vibration analysis as a synergistic method for crack detection in rotating equipment", IEEE Aerospace Conference
  • Martin W Trethewey and H. J. Sommer, 2002, "Measurement of rotational DOF frequency response functions with pure moment excitation", International Conference on Structural Dynamics Modeling Test, Analysis, Correlation and Validation
  • S. B. Rao, G. L. Neal, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Application of the GWPS for machining of a transmission housing", 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Baltimore, MD
  • R. Haymanali, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Experimental compliance measurement of fixture-workpiece systems", Proceedings of the 2000 Japan-USA Joint Conference on Flexible Automation, Ann Arbor, MI, pp. 1-8
  • Martin W Trethewey, L. L. Koss and J. S. Trethewey, 2000, "Application of a low frequency moment shaker for vibration testing", 18th International Modal Analysis Conference, San Antanio, TX
  • K. P. Maynard, M. Lebold, C. Groover and Martin W Trethewey, 2000, "Application of double resampling to shaft torsional vibration measurement for the detection of blade natural frequencies", 54th Meeting of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology, Virginia Beach, VA
  • W. Xie, E. C. De Meter and Martin W Trethewey, 1999, "An experimental evaluation of coefficients of friction of aluminum workpiece-friction element pairs", Transactions of the North American Research Institution of SME
  • K. P. Maynard and Martin W Trethewey, 1999, "On the feasibility of blade crack detection through torsional vibration measurements", 53rd Meeting of the Society for Machinery Failure Prevention Technology, Virginia Beach, VA
  • L. L. Koss and Martin W Trethewey, 1999, "Application of frequency shifting shaker to low frequency modal excitation", International Conference on Applications of Modal Analysis 99, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Other

  • Linda M. Hanagan and Martin W Trethewey, 2013, "Diagnosis of building vibration via time-frequency analysis"
  • Martin W Trethewey and L. S. Lebold, 2012, "Separation of lateral and torsional shaft vibration via a multiple sensor Time Interval Measurement System"
  • M. S. Lebold, J. P. Bednar and Martin W Trethewey, 2012, "Environmental effects on torsional vibration feature health monitoring"
  • Martin W Trethewey and L. Chen, 2010, "A university-corporate partnership to deliver a global engineering experience"
  • Martin W Trethewey, M. S. Lebold and M. W. Turner, 2010, "Minimally intrusive torsional vibration sensing on rotating shafts"
  • Martin W Trethewey and M. S. Lebold, 2009, "Identification of torsional vibration features in electrical powered rotating equipment"
  • Martin W Trethewey, 2008, "Temporal noise source separation by short time coherence output power"
  • C. J. Hudson, Martin W Trethewey and L. L. Koss, 2008, "Low frequency vibration testing of a pedestrian walkway with an active force-frequency shifting shaker"
  • Martin W Trethewey, 2007, "Experiential noise and vibration education via distance delivery"
  • Martin W Trethewey, 2007, "Experiential acoustics and vibration education using instrumentation simulators"
  • C. J. Hudson, R. Basu, Martin W Trethewey and L. L. Koss, 2006, "Characterization of force-frequency shifting dynamics for low frequency excitation"
  • K. A. Salyards, L. M. Hanagan and Martin W Trethewey, 2006, "Comparing vibration serviceability assessment measures for stadium rock concert data"
  • Martin W Trethewey, J. C. Friell, M. J. Chandra and M. S. Lebold, 2006, "Uncertainty evaluation of a torsional vibration reactor coolant pump shaft crack monitoring system"
  • M. S. Lebold, K. M. Reichard, K. P. Maynard, Martin W Trethewey, J. G. Hasker, C. J. Lissenden and D. Dobbins, 2005, "A non-intrusive technique for on-line shaft crack detection and tracking"
  • D. J. Bieryla, Martin W Trethewey, C. J. Lissenden, M. S. Lebold and K. P. Maynard, 2005, "Shaft crack monitoring via torsional vibration analysis; Part 1 - Laboratory tests"
  • P. W. Garrett, E. J. Guindon, Martin W Trethewey, C. J. Lissenden, M. S. Lebold and K. P. Maynard, 2005, "Shaft crack monitoring via torsional vibration analysis; Part 2 - Field applications"
  • B. R. Resor, C. L. Groover, Martin W Trethewey and K. P. Maynard, 2004, "Natural frequency identification in torsional vibration with high level order content"
  • C. J. Hudson, S. J. Murdoch, Martin W Trethewey and L. L. Koss, 2004, "Low frequency vibration excitation performance evaluation of force-frequency shifting configurations"
  • Martin W Trethewey and H. J. Sommer, 2002, "Application of a pure moment exciter for measurement of moment-rotational DOF frequency response functions"
  • L. M. Hanagan, Martin W Trethewey, M. F. Beals and J. J. Farwell-Greiner, 2002, "Modal testing of multi-bay steel-framed floors"
  • T. L. Litzinger, Martin W Trethewey and J. F. Gardner, 2001, "Integrated design, experimentation, analysis, and life skills (IDEALS) courses"
  • L. M. Hanagan, C. H. Raebel and Martin W Trethewey, 2001, "Development of an experimental protocol for floor vibration assessment"
  • Martin W Trethewey and L. L. Koss, 2001, "Characteristics of force frequency shifting for low frequency excitation"
  • K. P. Maynard, Martin W Trethewey and C. Groover, 2001, "Application of torsional vibration measurement to shaft crack monitoring in power plants"

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