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Bulk-Flow Analysis of Hybrid Thrust Bearings for Process Fluid Applications

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Luis San Andrés

Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123 e-mail: LsanAndres@Mengr.tamu.edu

J. Tribol 122(1), 170-180 (Jun 10, 1999) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.555340 History: Received January 12, 1999; Revised June 10, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Geometry of hydrostatic/hydrodynamic thrust bearing
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Description of bearing pad and tapered film thickness
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Staggered control volumes for integration of bulk-flow equations in polar coordinates (r,θ)
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Film clearance (C) versus thrust load (WZ) for refrigerant thrust bearing. (Effects of fluid inertia at film lands and recess edges.)
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Recess pressure ratio versus dimensionless thrust load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing
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(a) Dimensionless bearing mass flow rate versus thrust load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing. (b) Mass flow rates (dim.) through inner and outer radii versus thrust load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing.
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Dimensionless axial stiffness (K̄ZZ) coefficient versus load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing
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Dimensionless axial damping (C̄ZZ) coefficient versus load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing
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Dimensionless axial inertia (M̄Z) coefficient versus load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing
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Dimensionless drag torque (T̄o**) versus load (W̄Z) for refrigerant thrust bearing
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Maximum and minimum film (dimensionless) pressures versus recess pressure ratio for refrigerant thrust bearing
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Film Pressures from full inertia model. (a) pressure at recess diameter for Pratio=0.93, 0.58, 0.22, (b) pressure surface and contours for pratio=0.58.

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