MIL-STD-167-1: Vibration

MIL-STD-167-1 vibration testing

Quick look:

  • Navy test standard for environmental vibration, equipment shock, and internally induced vibration testing
  • Adopted May 1, 1974, with many updates and additions since
  • Applicable for Navy applications

About MIL-STD-167-1

This equipment testing standard establishes requirements and acceptance criteria for:

  • Type 1: Environmental vibration testing of shipboard equipment
  • Type 2: Balancing shipboard rotating equipment subjected to internally induced vibration during operation

It is approved by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Department of the Navy, and is available for use by all departments and agencies of the Department of Defense. Together, MIL-STD-167-1A and MIL-S-901D, equipment shock testing, provide complementary requirements for the survivability of shipboard equipment.

MIL-STD-167-1 compliance

The testing procedures in MIL-STD-167-1 apply to equipment on Navy ships that is subjected to mechanical vibrations from the environment and internal vibration caused by unbalanced rotating components during operation.

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