journal bearing


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journal bearing

[′jərn·əl ‚ber·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A cylindrical bearing which supports a rotating cylindrical shaft.
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A Comparison of the Total Capacitance and Total Resistance Techniques for Measuring the Thickness of Journal Bearing Oil Films in an Operating Engine," SAE Technical Paper 880680, 1988, doi:1014271/880680.
The journal orbit and circumferential pressure of journal bearing were analyzed.
Robust Design of Spiral Groove Journal Bearing," SAE Int.
The balance can be written in vectorial form by accounting for external forces acting on the journal bearing and the force resulting from hydrodynamic pressure and inertia.
A Complet Investigation of unaligned narrow Journal Bearing, Mecanique appliquee, Vol.
Temco journal bearings and idler rollers are economical solutions for nonwoven web guiding applications where speed, lifespan, construction space, low moment of inertia, and load-carrying capacity are critical.
Analysis of a tilting pad journal bearing to avoid pad fluttering, Tribology International 4 (40): 607-612.
2] which is usually neglected in the hydrodynamic journal bearing theory, the film thickness is given by:
the functions have a maximum value higher than the aligned journal bearing minimum thickness:
For instance, in a journal bearing the running radial clearance between the shaft and bearing is usually less than 0.
In Section 2, a mathematical model of steady state behavior of the center of a rigid rotor supported by hydrodynamic journal bearing has been developed.