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TEHD Lubrication of Mechanical Face Seals in Stable Tracking Mode: Part 1—Numerical Model and Experiments

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Noël Brunetière, Bernard Tournerie, Jean Fre⁁ne

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides, UMR CNRS 6610, S.P.2M.I., BP 30179, 86962 Futuroscope Chasseneuil Cedex, France

J. Tribol 125(3), 608-616 (Jun 19, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1510885 History: Received March 13, 2002; Revised August 01, 2002; Online June 19, 2003
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Influence of distortions on the film temperature
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Dimensions of the seal and boundary conditions
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Geometric and cinematic seal model
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Forces applied to the stator
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Designation of the surface boundaries of the domain
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Gap geometry and film temperature in the reference case—THD model
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Gap geometry and film temperature in the reference case—TEHD model
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Geometry of the gap and field of temperature in the film
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Field of temperature in the solids
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Comparison between experimental and numerical results
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Dissipated power versus rotational speed
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Evolution of the rotor face temperature, on the mean radius, versus rotational speed

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