Accession Number : AD0672792

Title :   ON FLUID INERTIA EFFECTS IN INFINITELY WIDE FOIL BEARINGS.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AMPEX CORP REDWOOD CITY CALIF RESEARCH AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DIV

Personal Author(s) : Eshel,A.

Report Date : 15 JUL 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Equations for a foil over a lubricating film in which the effects of fluid inertia are taken into account are derived. Approximate solutions showing the effect of inertia and fluid compressibility are obtained. The effect of inertia is to increase the fluid film thickness. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FOILS(MATERIALS), FLUID DYNAMICS), FILMS, LUBRICANTS, COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, INERTIA, REYNOLDS NUMBER, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, THICKNESS

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE