Accession Number:

AD0731393

Title:

Foil Bearing Design Manual

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

AMPEX CORP REDWOOD CITY CA ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DIV

Report Date:

1971-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

87.0

Abstract:

A compendium of theoretical and experimental results, available at the present in the field of foil bearings, is presented. Design formulae and brief explanations of concepts are given for self-acting and externally pressurized foil-bearings, with reference to applications in the transport of flexible media and the support of rotating machinery.

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE