• Awang Azhad Awang Amirudin School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia,
  • Khairul Izzati Kamarumtham School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Aditya Agung Haripriyono School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Azrul Aminur Rahman Yunus School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Nur Amirah Syahmina Suheimy School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Yaseen Adnan Ahmed School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia




Axial vibration, Coupled propeller-shaft system, Marine propulsion shafting system, Vibration reduction strategies


Over the past decades, the attenuation of axial vibration due to propeller excitation has long been a complex problem due to the coupling dynamics of the propeller-shafting system. As axial vibration is often the cause of fatigue damage to the propulsion shaft components as well as the root cause to acoustical radiation along a hull of a ship, there has been continuous interest in understanding the complex dynamic characteristics of the coupled propeller-shaft system and the methods to suppress the axial vibration in the system. Therefore, several studies have been conducted to solve this vibration problem on the longitudinal axis of the marine propulsion shafting system. This paper aims to provide the theoretical foundations of this problem by reviewing the modelling techniques of this coupled dynamic problem and cover the vibration reduction strategies that are proposed by the cited studies.


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How to Cite

Awang Amirudin, A. A. ., Kamarumtham, K. I. ., Haripriyono, A. A. ., Rahman Yunus, A. A. ., Suheimy, N. A. S. ., & Ahmed, Y. A. (2022). A REVIEW OF THE DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF AXIAL VIBRATIONS IN MARINE PROPULSION SHAFTING SYSTEM DUE TO PROPELLER EXCITATION. ASEAN Engineering Journal, 12(2), 19-27. https://doi.org/10.11113/aej.v12.16617