The Effect of the 150-Degree Partial Bearing on Rotor-Unbalance Vibration

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P. C. Warner, R. J. Thoman

Development Engineering Department, Steam Division, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Lester, Pa.

J. Basic Eng 86(2), 337-345 (Jun 01, 1964) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3653074 History: Received March 06, 1963; Online November 03, 2011


The effect of a centrally loaded 150-deg partial bearing on the transmission of unbalance force is determined for a simple, symmetrical rotor-bearing system considering both static and dynamic unbalance. Design curves giving force transmission, mass and journal vibration, and oil-whip stability limits are included.

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