Distribution of Hydrodynamic Pressure in Slide Bearings Applying Lubricants of Different Viscosity


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The paper presents the results of tests on the distribution of hydrodynamic pressure in relation to the viscosity of a lubricant, the rotational speed of a journal and bearing load. Two different lubricants were selected for taking tests: base oil SN-150 and mineral engine oil. The distribution of hydrodynamic pressure was determined employing a device constructed for this particular purpose. It has been proved that the type of the lubricant, bearing load and, to a lesser extent, the rotational speed of the journal affect the distribution of hydrodynamic pressure.



Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 220-221)

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Algirdas V. Valiulis, Olegas Černašėjus and Vadim Mokšin




A. Laber and K. Adamczuk, "Distribution of Hydrodynamic Pressure in Slide Bearings Applying Lubricants of Different Viscosity", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 220-221, pp. 239-243, 2015

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January 2015




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