Accession Number : AD0486923

Title :   APPLICATIONS OF HYDROSTATIC AIR BEARINGS TO METROLOGY,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENTATION LAB

Personal Author(s) : Crocker, Weyman S.

Report Date : OCT 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Contents: Examples of Utilization of Low Torque Characteristic; Example of Stiction in Ball Bearings; Example of Repeatability in an Instrument; Example of Accuracy of an Air Spindle; Examples of Stiffness at Zero Speed; Examples of Obtaining High Effective Stiffness; Shock Resistance Example; and Example of Nearly Constant Torque Characteristic.

Descriptors :   (*GAS BEARINGS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES), (*MEASURING INSTRUMENTS, GAS BEARINGS), HYSTERESIS, TORQUE, SHOCK RESISTANCE, MEASUREMENT, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, HYDROSTATICS.

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE