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THD Analysis of Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings—Comparison Between Theory and Experiments

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T. Almqvist, S. B. Glavatskikh, R. Larsson

Division of Machine Elements, Luleå University of Technology, 971 87 Luleå, Sweden

J. Tribol 122(2), 412-417 (Jun 22, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.555377 History: Received March 05, 1999; Revised June 22, 1999
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Figures

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Pressure distributions along the pad at the positions of 25 percent and 75 percent of pad width. Bearing load is 1.5 MPa and rotational speed is 1800 rpm.
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Temperatures in the center of the shaft and in the runner at the positions of 25 percent and 75 percent of pad width versus rotational speed. The load is 0.5 MPa.
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Temperatures in center of the shaft and at runner at the positions of 25 percent and 75 percent of pad width versus rotational speed. The load is 1.0 MPa.
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Temperatures in center of the shaft and at runner at the positions of 25 percent and 75 percent of pad width versus rotational speed. The load is 1.5 MPa.
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Bearing power loss versus rotational speed at the loads 0.5, 1.0, and 1.5 MPa, respectively
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Bearing power loss versus load. Rotational speed is 2500 rpm.
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Model for the inlet temperature
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Schematic figure over the boundary conditions at the runner and pad (the numbers refer to the applied boundary conditions)
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Photograph of the test rig

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