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#78037 - 08/09/01 03:58 PM It Hertz
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I heard a new term....
Hertz Vibration
U guys wanna help me out?
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#78038 - 08/09/01 04:44 PM Re: It Hertz
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Did you hear it in reference to a piece of machinery being analyzed for vibration?
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#78039 - 08/09/01 04:48 PM Re: It Hertz
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Redsy,
no, in regards to a circuit breaker under load....
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#78040 - 08/09/01 05:04 PM Re: It Hertz
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Hertz refers to oscillations per second. Sound and other vibrations are correctly measured in hertz.
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#78041 - 08/09/01 06:07 PM Re: It Hertz
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Did they simply mean it was humming or buzzing?

(Sounds like them there fancy words to me...)

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#78042 - 08/10/01 01:47 AM Re: It Hertz
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both i guess....
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#78043 - 08/10/01 04:40 AM Re: It Hertz
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Did the people using the word know what they were talking about?
This field is full of techno-babble. And also full of people who barely know what they are doing, but can sound pretty impressive to the un-educated.
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#78044 - 08/10/01 05:36 PM Re: It Hertz
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Sounds like John Boy & Billy's "Wordy Words" to me.
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#78045 - 08/11/01 03:32 AM Re: It Hertz
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maybe i've been buffaloed ?
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#78046 - 08/11/01 10:57 AM Re: It Hertz
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Maybe you were buffaloed. It took me a long time before I was confident about what I know(not that it is a lot). I always figured that every one knew better than me. But, once I started questioning people who seemed to be so sure of themselves, it was interesting to see them back-pedal and hem and haw. Next time you see them, just ask them what they mean by "Hertz vibration". You might be in for some entertainment!
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