The viscous dissipation of micropolar lubricant results in temperature increase of hole-entry hybrid journal bearing. Thermohydrostatic (THS) performance characteristics are computed by the concurrent solution of micropolar Reynolds, micropolar energy, and conduction equations. The results obtained numerically indicate that bearing is significantly affected by increase in temperature. Hence, it is essential to consider the thermal effects for bearing operating with micropolar lubricant to produce realistic bearing characteristic data.
Performance Analysis of Capillary Compensated Hybrid Journal Bearing by Considering Combined Influence of Thermal Effects and Micropolar Lubricant
Contributed by the Tribology Division of ASME for publication in the JOURNAL OF TRIBOLOGY. Manuscript received January 31, 2016; final manuscript received May 12, 2016; published online August 16, 2016. Assoc. Editor: George K. Nikas.
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Khatak, P., and Garg, H. C. (August 16, 2016). "Performance Analysis of Capillary Compensated Hybrid Journal Bearing by Considering Combined Influence of Thermal Effects and Micropolar Lubricant." ASME. J. Tribol. January 2017; 139(1): 011707. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4033715
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