Stability Characteristics of Herringbone Grooved Journal Bearings Incorporating Cavitation Effects

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T. V. V. L. N. Rao

Mechanical Group, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani—333 031, India

Jerzy T. Sawicki

Bently & Muszynska Endowed Chair in Rotating, Machinery and Professor, Rotor-Bearing Dynamics & Diagnostics Laboratory, Fenn College of Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44115-2425

J. Tribol 126(2), 281-287 (Apr 19, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1645295 History: Received February 14, 2003; Revised August 26, 2003; Online April 19, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Geometry of Herringbone grooves
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(a) Geometry of bearing physical plane; and (b) Geometry of bearing computational plane
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Sommerfeld number and attitude angle variation with groove angle
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Variation of stiffness coefficients with groove angle
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Variation of damping coefficients with groove angle
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Threshold speed for plain journal bearing and HGJBs
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Whirl frequency ratio for plain journal bearing and HGJBs
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Stiffness and damping coefficients for plain and grooved bearings



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