Analysis of Orbiting Scroll Overturning for Scroll Compressor


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Studies on leakage and friction have received considerable attention in scroll compressor, especially which between the fitting surface of orbiting scroll and fixed scroll, as they affect the scroll compressor performance. According to the scroll compressor working principle and structure, combined with the force model of the orbiting scroll, the overturning moment on the orbiting scroll was analyzed and verified by a specific example, in which the azimuth angle and of the overturning moment action line were calculated and compared. The results show that the overturning moment will have a significant effect not only on the leak and friction loss at the fitting surface of orbiting and fixed scroll, also on the dynamic characteristics of the orbiting scroll due to the linear change of the azimuth angle and the unstable of the azimuth angle . The result is helpful for the study on leakage, friction, and the dynamics and tribology coupling problem research of scroll compressor.



Edited by:

Chunliang Zhang and Paul P. Lin




M. Zhao et al., "Analysis of Orbiting Scroll Overturning for Scroll Compressor", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 226-228, pp. 576-579, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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