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A General model for liquid and gas lubrication, including cavitation

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Noel Brunetiere

Institut Pprime, CNRS, Universite de Poitiers, Ensma, Futuroscope, France
noel.brunetiere@univ-poitiers.fr

1Corresponding author.

ASME doi:10.1115/1.4037355 History: Received March 14, 2017; Revised June 30, 2017

Abstract

This paper presents a general formulation of the Reynolds equation for gas and liquid lubricants, ncluding cavitation. A finite element solution of this equation is also given. The model is compared to those obtained in the previous literature on liquid and gas lubrication. One of the advantages of the model is the continuous description of cavitation in liquid lubrication. It is possible to deal with all lubricants by adjusting the amount of gas in the fluid.

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