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RESEARCH PAPERS

Micropolar Squeeze Films

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M. Balaram

Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Grambling State University, Grambling, La.

J. of Lubrication Tech 97(4), 635-637 (Oct 01, 1975) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3452693 History: Received February 20, 1975; Online October 18, 2010

Abstract

An analysis of micropolar squeeze films is presented. Expressions are derived for calculating the pressure, the load-carrying capacity of the squeeze film and film thickness–time relationship. Numerical results computed from these expressions reveal that fluid microstructure improves the squeeze film action and increases the load-carrying capacity of the squeeze film, while the load-carrying capacity reduces rapidly with an increase in fluid substructure.

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