Reynolds Equation for Spherical Bearings

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Donna Meyer

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, Wales Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881 e-mail: dmmeyer@egr.uri.edu

J. Tribol 125(1), 203-206 (Dec 31, 2002) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1506319 History: Received September 11, 2001; Revised July 02, 2002; Online December 31, 2002
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Goenka,  P. K., and Booker,  J. F., 1980, “Spherical Bearings: Static and Dynamic Analysis Via the Finite Element Method,” ASME J. Lubr. Technol., 102, pp. 308–319.


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