This note provides additional graphical representations and curve-fit expressions for characteristics of the Warner–Sommerfeld approximate solution of the Reynolds equation for cavitating journal finite bearings. In particular, curve-fit expressions for mobility components, end-leakage factor, and positive film pressure extent are provided in support of previously published graphical representations of the data.
Warner–Sommerfeld Impedance and Mobility Maps
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Contributed by the Tribology Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF TRIBOLOGY. Manuscript received July 15, 2015; final manuscript received October 3, 2015; published online November 24, 2015. Assoc. Editor: Mihai Arghir.
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Boedo, S., and Booker, J. F. (November 24, 2015). "Warner–Sommerfeld Impedance and Mobility Maps." ASME. J. Tribol. July 2016; 138(3): 034502. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4031753
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