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A Modified Turbulence Model for Low Reynolds Numbers: Application to Hydrostatic Seals

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Noël Brunetière

Laboratoire de Mécanique des Solides, UMR CNRS 6610, Université de Poitiers, S.P.2M.I., BP 30179, 86962 Futuroscope Chasseneuil Cedex, Francee-mail: noel.brunetiere@lms.univ-poitiers.fr

J. Tribol 127(1), 130-140 (Feb 07, 2005) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1829721 History: Received March 03, 2004; Revised August 26, 2004; Online February 07, 2005
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Figures

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Flow between parallel walls
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Friction factor in plane Poiseuille flow
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Friction factor in plane Couette flow
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Empirical coefficient versus the Reynolds number based on the maximal fluid velocity
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Friction factor in plane Poiseuille flow
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Friction factor in plane Couette flow
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General lubrication configuration
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Fluid flow in hydrostatic seals
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Regimes of flow between a rotating and a stationary disk 31
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Friction factor in radial Poiseuille flow
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Transition to turbulence in a flow between a rotating and a stationary disk
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Axial stiffness coefficient versus the seal clearance
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Axial stiffness coefficient versus the seal clearance
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Ratio of leakage rate versus the inner Reynolds number
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Ratio of friction torque versus the inner Reynolds number
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Ratio of axial stiffness coefficient versus the inner Reynolds number

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