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Modal and Nodal EHD Analysis for Gas Journal Bearings

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S. Boedo

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 14623

J. F. Booker

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

J. Tribol 127(2), 306-314 (Apr 07, 2005) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1828455 History: Received February 24, 2004; Revised July 26, 2004; Online April 07, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Application: compliant microbearing designs
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Half-model surface and film mesh geometry: sample meshes (dimensions in micrometers)
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Effect of mesh density: rigid surfaces (Case 2)
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Comparison of node- and mode-based solutions: film pressure (Case 3)
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Comparison of node- and mode-based solutions: film thickness (Case 3)
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Midplane spatial distributions (Case 4) (o=spiral supports, x=straight supports)
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Displacement ramp duty cycle (Case 6)
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Bearing performance: ramp response (Case 6)
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Bearing performance: periodic response (Case 7)

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