Accession Number:

AD0752895

Title:

Solar 10 kw Turbo-Alternator Bearing Study and 6000-Hour Test Program.

Descriptive Note:

Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

SOLAR SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

159.0

Abstract:

The report describes an analytical study program and a successful endurance test conducted on the 93,500 rpm bearings used to support the rotor assembly of the Solar 10 KW Turbo-Alternator Generator Set currently nearing the end of a development program under contract to the U.S. Army. The analytical study includes an evaluation of possible refinements to the bearing design and an investigation of fluid film bearings.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Machinery and Tools
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE