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The science of shaking: tracking vibrations to improve safety

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Nervous about vibrations? When your car starts to shake for no apparent reason or when the plane rumbles during taking off or landing, does it mean there is a real problem? An EU-funded team analysed vibrations and developed a self-powered wireless sensor system that collects vibration information and prevents failures of machinery.