Accession Number : AD0654717

Title :   THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF FLUIDIC TECHNOLOGY AS APPLIED TO GAS BEARINGS TO IMPROVE STIFFNESS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGY INC LATHAM N Y

Personal Author(s) : BeVier,William E.

Report Date : JUN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : Fluidic control of gas bearing film thickness is investigated. A control system is proposed and the equations governing the proposed system are developed. The concept is shown to be feasible and a significant improvement in film thickness characteristics of the bearing results. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS BEARINGS, FLUIDICS), FLUID DYNAMICS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, THICKNESS, VORTICES, FLUID AMPLIFIERS, VALVES

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE