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Author Liu, Shi ♦ Gao, Qingshui ♦ Yang, Jiangang ♦ Zhang, Chu ♦ Yang, Yi
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Content type Text
Publisher Hindawi Limited
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2017-11-01
Copyright Year ©2017
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) TA1-2040
Subject Keyword Civil engineering ♦ Engineering ♦ Technology
Abstract Varnish is a kind of fouling adhered on bearing inner face near the load zone. The model to analyze its influence on bearing performance and rotor vibration was set up. Pressure and temperature distribution were solved on the basis of the Reynolds equation by the iteration method simultaneously. It is found that bearing performance is changed by the step flow effect at the leading edge of the varnish. Its influence is more obvious when the rotating speed is low. Bearing varnish results in a large decrease of minimum clearance and an increase in the oil film temperature and pressure. Loading capacity of bearing is also decreased. It is harmful to the bearing. With the varnish, the minimum oil film thickness decreases. This leads to an increase of bearing stiffness and damping coefficients. Its influence is larger in the horizontal direction than that in the vertical direction. The trend of unbalance response to rotating speed is similar. There is little influence of the varnish on the modal frequency. However, system stability is improved due to the increased bearing damping coefficients.
ISSN 15423034
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-01-01
e-ISSN 1023621X
Journal International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume Number 2017


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