The Pivoted, Spherical Cap Slider Bearing

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J. W. Lund

Department of Machine Elements, The Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark

J. of Lubrication Tech 104(2), 216-219 (Apr 01, 1982) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3253183 History: Received February 04, 1981; Online November 13, 2009


In hydraulic pumps of the positive displacement type, the shoes which guide the piston motion may be designed as pivoted slider bearings. One such design, where the bearing geometry is that of a spherical cap, is analyzed and results are presented for the load carrying capacity and the friction.

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