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Measured stiffness and displacement coefficients of a stationary rotor hydrostatic bearing

Martin, J. K. (2004). Measured stiffness and displacement coefficients of a stationary rotor hydrostatic bearing. Tribology International, 37(10) pp. 809–816.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2004.04.010
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Abstract

A hydrostatic bearing is described whereby the oil pockets and capillary feeds are incorporated in a stationary central shaft to support an external rotor. Observations are given on general published design recommendations for hydrostatic bearings with which the bearing was designed. Experiments were carried out with the rotor supported and not rotating which appeared to validate performance predicted by the design recommendations, including direct stiffness. It was also found, by invoking recently devised measurement techniques, that the bearing exhibited displacement coefficients, including cross terms, which implied significantly different stiffness values.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2004 Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0301-679X
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Engineering and Innovation
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 19279
Depositing User: Colin Smith
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2009 14:36
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2016 13:34
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19279
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