Control of Oil Whip Frequency Ratio

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E. H. Hull

Mechanical Investigations Section, General Electric Research Laboratory, Schenectady, N. Y.

J. Basic Eng 82(4), 894-898 (Dec 01, 1960) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3662792 History: Received August 31, 1959; Online November 04, 2011


Experiments described in this paper show that a rotatable intermediate sleeve in a journal bearing will change the average oil film velocity and hence can be made to control oil whip frequency. This device should allow oil whip frequency control of shafts running at two or more times their critical speed.

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