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Thermo-Elastohydrodynamic Analysis of Connecting Rod Bearing in Internal Combustion Engine

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Byung-Jik Kim

Digital Appliance Research Laboratory, LG Electronics Inc., Seoul, Korea

Kyung-Woong Kim

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Taejon, KoreaE-mail: taeho@kaist.ac.kr

J. Tribol 123(3), 444-454 (Jan 04, 2001) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1353181 History: Received February 21, 2000; Revised January 04, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Finite element film model and boundary conditions
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Finite element bearing structure model and boundary conditions
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Thermally distorted clearance circle
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Pressure and temperature distributions with thermal distortion

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