Herapath, Colin, Barrans, S M and Weston, W (2011) A Comparison of Design Methodologies for Journal Bearings under Pulsatile Loads. In: International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ'11), 13-15 April 2011, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
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The paper expands the work by Kinnear and Weston on squeeze film bearing design to the general case and compares the revised methodology with classical bearing design[2,3,4] and hybrid bearing design. The analysis, which employs a partial differentiation of the Poisseuille and Hagen-Poiseuille bearing flow equations, enables a mathematical model for the bearing squeeze film to be developed. This yields a transfer function between bearing displacement and load. Subsequent parameter maps are developed from the transfer function for stiffness and damping coefficients.The method enables hybrid journal bearings under pulsatile load to be considered. Current design methodologies employed do not cater for this situation adequately which limits effective design of these bearings in applications such as in internal combustion engine crankshaft bearings.▼ Jump to Download Statistics
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Hybrid bearings, Squeeze film effect, Power savings, Friction losses, ic engine bearings|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics
|Schools:||School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Centre for Precision Technologies > Engineering Control and Machine Performance Research Group
School of Computing and Engineering > Pedagogical Research Group
 Kinnear, D. and Weston, W. ‘A Design Methodology for the Prediction and Measurement of Squeeze Film Stiffness and Damping in Hybrid Journal Bearings under Pulsatile Load Conditions’. 10th Int .Conf. on Renewable Energy and Power Quality, Granada(Spain), March2010.
Bearings operating in a Hybrid Mode: PartI – Theoretical Analysis and Design’, Journal of Lubrication Technology, ASME, Vol.103,pp558 – 65, October 1981.
|Depositing User:||Simon Barrans|
|Date Deposited:||26 Apr 2011 09:02|
|Last Modified:||26 Apr 2011 09:02|
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