Martin, J. K. and Parkins, D. W.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.1396343|
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Principles of a continuously adjustable hydrodynamic bearing are described together with a comprehensive analysis model for studying its theoretical performance. The model included an expanded form of the governing Reynolds equation which took account of non-uniform variations in the fluid film thickness. A solution procedure was devised whereby for a given set of adjustment conditions full simultaneously converged fields of fluid film thickness, temperature, viscosity and pressure would result, together with oil film forces. A wide range of operating characteristics were studied with results predicting advantages and benefits over conventional hydrodynamic bearings.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2002 ASME|
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|Keywords:||machine bearings; hydrodynamics; performance evaluation; liquid films; viscosity; pressure|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Mathematics, Computing and Technology
|Depositing User:||Keith Martin|
|Date Deposited:||06 Apr 2011 09:02|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2016 16:53|
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