0
RESEARCH PAPERS

The Effects of Geometry and Inertia on Face Seal Performance—Turbulent Flow

[+] Author and Article Information
H. J. Sneck

General Electric Co., R & D Center, Schenectady, N. Y.

J. of Lubrication Tech 90(2), 342-350 (Apr 01, 1968) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3601567 History: Received August 09, 1967; Online August 23, 2011

Abstract

The “short bearing” equation of lubrication theory, modified to include the inertial effects, is used to study the influence of geometric deviations from the ideal. The turbulent nature of the flow is described by an isotropic apparent viscosity and a power-law velocity distribution. It is found that geometric deviations from the ideal are less influential than in laminar flow.

Copyright © 1968 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In