A Simultaneous Numerical Solution for the Lubrication and Dynamic Stability of Noncontacting Gas Face Seals

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Itzhak Green

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405

Roger M. Barnsby

Pratt and Whitney, United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, CT 06108

J. Tribol 123(2), 388-394 (Jun 08, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1308020 History: Received February 07, 2000; Revised June 08, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Schematic of noncontacting mechanical face seal
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Schematic of coning in inward and outward flow regimes
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Transient dynamic response at various shaft speeds
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Transient response for an outside pressurized seal (inward flow) at various positive coning angles
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Transient response for an inside pressurized seal (outward flow) at various negative coning angles



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