A theoretical-experimental investigation was carried out on the behavior of a rigid symmetrical balanced rotor in short, cylindrical, circumferentially fed journal bearings under low load conditions. The influence of supply pressure on bearing static characteristics and oil film instability threshold was evaluated for the above system. The experimental results are shown along with the theoretical predictions of the static characteristics and limit stability curves for different values of the ratio between supply pressure and specific load.

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