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Stress analysis of fluid film bearings

Perez, M., Thomazi, C. and Syngellakis, S., (2000) Stress analysis of fluid film bearings Su, Daizhong (ed.) In Proceedings of the International Conference on Gearing, Transmission and Mechanics Systems. Wiley., pp. 729-738.

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The Finite Element Method is used to investigate the influence of the stiffness of the housing and the backing, as well as the thickness of the antifriction lining on stresses due to lubricant film pressure in two-layered precision insert bearings. These factors are expected to affect the fatigue life of the bearings. The pressure input is obtained through a conventional hydrodynamic analysis. Results for the hoop stress at the surface of the bearing as well as for the shear stress at the interface between the lining and the backing show regions of stress concentrations, which may contribute to the initiation of failure.

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Published date: 2000
Venue - Dates: International Conference on Gearing, Transmission and Mechanics Systems, 2000-07-03 - 2000-07-06
Keywords: fluid film bearings, stress anlaysis, finite element method, fatigue failure


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ISBN: 1860582605
PURE UUID: 4671afdf-f370-4821-b049-d9fc65505581

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Date deposited: 21 Feb 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:26

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Author: M. Perez
Author: C. Thomazi
Author: S. Syngellakis
Editor: Daizhong Su

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