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Computation of the Pressure Distribution in Hydrodynamic Bearings Using Newton’s Method

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Lars Johansson, Håkan Wettergren

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Linköping University, SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden

J. Tribol 126(2), 404-407 (Apr 19, 2004) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631009 History: Received October 16, 2002; Revised April 01, 2003; Online April 19, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Evolution of the pressure for xapp=0.35
Grahic Jump Location
Comparison with journal bearing with excentricity 0.5
Grahic Jump Location
Pressure distributions for different locations of the applied force

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