A Parametric Analysis of the Transient Forced Response of Noncontacting Coned-Face Gas Seals

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Itzhak Green

George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405 e-mail: itzhak.green@me.gatech.edu

Roger M. Barnsby

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

J. Tribol 124(1), 151-157 (Apr 17, 2001) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1401015 History: Received January 09, 2001; Revised April 17, 2001
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Schematic of noncontacting mechanical face seal
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Relative position between stator and rotor
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Speed effects upon steady-state response
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Radius ratio effects upon steady-state response
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Coning height effects upon steady-state response
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Pressure drop effects upon steady-state response
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Support stiffness and damping effects upon steady-state response
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Forcing misalignments effects upon steady-state response



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