On the Analytical Solution of Externally Pressurized Porous Gas Journal Bearings

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B. C. Majumdar

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

J. of Lubrication Tech 100(3), 442-444 (Jul 01, 1978) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3453205 History: Received August 15, 1977; Revised February 18, 1978; Online October 20, 2010


A closed form solution of pressure distribution which leads to the determination of bearing performance characteristics of an externally pressurized porous gas bearing without journal rotation is obtained. A good agreement with a similar available solution confirms the validity of the method.

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