Stability Analysis of Gas-Lubricated, Self-Acting, Plain, Cylindrical, Journal Bearings of Finite Length, Using Galerkin’s Method

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H. S. Cheng

Mechanical Technology, Inc., Latham, N. Y.

C. H. T. Pan

Fluids Mechanics Section, Mechanical Technology, Inc., Latham, N. Y.

J. Basic Eng 87(1), 185-192 (Mar 01, 1965) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3650504 History: Received January 09, 1964; Online November 03, 2011


This paper extends the method of Cheng and Trumpler [5] to study stability of plain cylindrical gas journal bearings of finite length. Both equilibrium and stability results have been obtained.

Copyright © 1965 by ASME
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