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A Hybrid Solution Scheme for Performance Evaluation of Crankshaft Bearings

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H. Hirani

Department of Mech. Eng., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai, 400 076, India

K. Athre, S. Biswas

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016, India

J. Tribol 122(4), 733-740 (Feb 08, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286271 History: Received August 13, 1999; Revised February 08, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Schematic diagram of test setup  
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Thermocouple arrangement
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Lubricant inflow in crankshaft (sinusoidal loaded) bearing
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Side leakage in crankshaft (sinusoidal loaded) bearing
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Power loss distribution over a load cycle (sinusoidal loaded bearing)
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Plot of friction loss (crankshaft main bearing)

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