“MICE” is an acronym for Misalignment, Imbalance, Crack and Eccentricity. These form the most catastrophic faults in rotor shafts of gas turbine engines that could lead to downtime. This paper therefore enunciates steps to early detection of these faults and how they could be solved. A method of computer application using Visual-Basic programming language is suggested. A software, MICE, is used for the analysis. Results obtained compare favorably with those of similar works in this area and show that the software can be extended to other rotating equipment when their characteristics are known.

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