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Braun
פרופסור אמריטוס
טלפון:
+972-77-8873156 / 04-8252595
פקס:
+972-77-8875711
חדר: 506, LD

Former Holder of the Dan Tolkovsky Chair in Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • 1958 - B.Sc., Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1961 - M.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.
  • 1967 - D.Sc., Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technion - I.I.T.

Research Interests

  • Vibration based diagnostics of machinery.
  • Vibration signal processing.
  • Measurements.
  • Analytical and experimental Modal Analysis.
  • Mechatronics.

Guest Appointments

  • Visiting Hatley Professor, Inst. of Sound and Vibration, Southampton (1994)
  • Visiting Professor, Dept. Mech. Eng., University of Michigan (1986-87)
  • Visiting Res. Engineer, Ford Motor Co., R & D, Dearborn, Michigan (Summer 1979)
  • Res. Engineer, Ford Motor Co., R & D, Dearborn, Michigan (1976-78)
  • Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Mech. Eng., University of Beer-Sheva (1973-75)
  • Res. Engineer, General Electric, R & D Center, Schenectady, NY (1970-71) <!--
  • Sen. Lecturer, Faculty of Mech. Eng., Technion, I.I.T. (1968-77)--><!--
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Mech. Eng., Technion, I.I.T. (1963-68)-->

Public Professional Activities

  • Editor in Chief and Founding Editor: Journal of Mechanical System and Signal Processing (Academic Press)
  • Editor in Chief Encyclopedia of Vibrations (3 volumes) (Academic Press, appearing in 2000)
  • Associate Editor - Trans. ASME, Journal of Vibration Acoustics, Stress and Reliability in Design (1982-88)
  • Head of Instrumentation Laboratory

Membership in Professional Societies

  • ASME
  • ASA

Honors and Awards

  • J. Wallenberg Foundation Scholarship 1998
  • Best Paper Journal of Analytical and Experimental Modal Analysis 1991

Books

  • S.Braun, "Discover Signal Processing", John Wiley and Sons, 2008
  • S.Braun, "Mechanical Signature Analysis", Academic Press, 1986.

  • S. Braun, M. Feldman, "Decomposition of non-stationary signals into varying time scales: Some aspects of the EMD and HVD methods", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 25, Issue 7, October 2011, Pages 2608-2630
  • S. Braun "The synchronous (time domain) average revisited", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 25, Issue 4, May 2011, Pages 1087-1102
  • Paulo R.G. Kurka, Simon Braun,"Direct multivariate subspace time identification", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 24, Issue 6, August 2010, Pages 1634-1645
  • R. Peled, S. Braun, M. Zacksenhouse, "A blind deconvolution separation of multiple sources, with application to bearing diagnostics", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 19, Issue 6, November 2005, Pages 1181-1195
  • R. Klein, D. Ingman, S. Braun, " Non-Stationary Signals: Phase-Energy Approach-Theory and Simulations", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 15, Issue 6, November 2001, Pages 1061-1089
  • L. Gelman, S. Braun," The Optimal Usage of the Fourier Transform for Pattern Recognition", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 15, Issue 3, May 2001, Pages 641-645
  • M. Zacksenhouse, S. Braun, M. Feldman, M. Sidahmed, "Towards Helicopter Gearbox Diagnostics from a Small Number of Examples", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 14, Issue 4, July 2000, Pages 523-543
  • S. Braun, M. Feldman, "Time-Frequency Characteristics of Non-Linear Systems", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 11, Issue 4, July 1997, Pages 611-620
  • I. Bucher and S. G. Braun, "Left Eigenvectors: Extraction from Measurements and Physical Interpretation", J. Appl. Mech. Volume 64, Issue 1, March 1997, Pages 97-105
  • I. Bucher and S. Braun, "Efficient optimization procedure for minimizing vibratory response via redesign of modifications", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 175, No. 4, pp. 433-473, (1994).
  • Dror Armon, Yakov Ben-Haim, Simon Braun "Crack detection in beams by rank ordering of eigenfrequency shifts", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 8, Issue 1, January 1994, Pages 81-9
  • Y. Ram and S. Braun, "Predicting the effect of structural modifications: Upper and lower bounds due to modal truncation", International Journal of Analytical and Experimental Modal Analysis, pp. 201-213, (1991).
  • Y. Ram and S. Braun, "An inverse problem associated with modification of incomplete systems", Journal of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 58, pp. 233-237, (1991).
  • S. Braun, J. Rotberg, E. Lenz, "Signal processing for single tooth milling monitoring", Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 1, Issue 2, April 1987, Pages 185-196