Accession Number : AD0751604

Title :   Foil Bearing Investigation - Dynamic Analysis of Externally Pressurized Foil Bearings.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AMPEX CORP REDWOOD CITY CALIF CORPORATE RESEARCH DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Eshel,A.

Report Date : 30 AUG 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 35

Abstract : Analysis of the dynamic behavior of externally pressurized foil bearings is presented. From it, responses to arbitrary disturbances or initial conditions may be deduced. Graphical results for the film response to step reduction in tension and to a moving pressurization source are shown. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAS BEARINGS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), FOILS(MATERIALS), TRANSIENTS, RESPONSE, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, SIMULATION

Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE