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RESEARCH PAPERS

Operating Aspects of an Oil Pumping Ring Seal

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P. J. Smith

NASA Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44135

T. G. Keith

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606

J. Tribol 108(2), 275-281 (Apr 01, 1986) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3261176 History: Received April 05, 1985; Online October 29, 2009

Abstract

Past analyses have left several unanswered questions regarding the operation of a pumping ring seal. This paper addresses some of these unresolved problems. In particular, treatment of the film-ring interfacial boundary condition and the return portion of the pumping cycle are numerically investigated. Further, a simple model is proposed to determine whether or not the seal operates fully flooded.

Copyright © 1986 by ASME
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