thrust bearing


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thrust bearing

[′thrəst ‚ber·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A bearing which sustains axial loads and prevents axial movement of a loaded shaft.

thrust bearing

A support for a shaft designed to take up its end thrust.
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The propulsion shafting can be deemed as a chained structure with a branch of thrust bearing, which is particularly suitable to use the transfer matrix method (TMM) for analysis.
OTWT was used to evaluate the effects of various surface features (circular pockets, grooves, etc.) on friction in orbiting thrust bearing. The design of OTWT is based on stacked plate concept, wherein various sections are supported by hollow cylindrical posts at each corner and each of the compartments accommodates various sub systems of the test rig.
In order to examine the details, the current numerical model was evaluated for several cases with an objective of verifying the performance of orbiting thrust bearing with radial grooves and circular surface pockets.
A dual-spring thrust bearing invented by Hamilton Standard consists of two washer-shaped plates similar to radial-spring thrust bearings.
In a rotary joint, the spherical seal is the sealing element and thrust bearing.
A thrust bearing at the base of valve accepts the load applied to the spring when the valve is opened by the pressure of flowing melt.