On the General Solution of Externally Pressurized Gas Journal Bearings

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B. C. Majumdar

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

J. of Lubrication Tech 94(4), 291-296 (Oct 01, 1972) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3451715 History: Received November 30, 1971; Revised June 08, 1972; Online October 18, 2010


Theoretical and experimental studies of externally pressurized gas bearings with multiple supply pressure sources have been made. The solution is obtained for finite journal bearings considering both axial and circumferential flow components. Experimental evidences show the validity of the method.

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