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TECHNICAL NOTES

Radial Flow Between Parallel Discs With Downward Center Flow

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C. F. Kettleborough

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3123

J. Tribol 124(4), 858-863 (Sep 24, 2002) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467639 History: Received August 29, 2001; Revised December 27, 2001; Online September 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Radial pressure distributions (Re=10,000;ROH=1000;ROI=10; Values of C are tabulated on the right) First value is 1×10−13 subsequent values are similar.
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Radial pressure distributions (Re=100;ROH=5;ROI=5; Values of C are tabulated on the right)
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Radial pressure distributions (ROH=1125.0;ROI=9.0;C=0.36347×10−11; Values of Re are tabulated on the right)
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Radial pressure distributions (ROH=13.33;ROI=4;C=0.25875×10−6; Values of Re are tabulated on the right)
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Effect of Reynolds number on pressure distribution at a given radial position (ROH=13.33;ROI=4;C=0.25875×10−6)

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