Accession Number:

ADA094167

Title:

Rotor-Bearing Dynamics Technology Design Guide. Part VI. Status of Gas Bearing Technology Applicable to Aero Propulsion Machinery

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Jan-May 80

Corporate Author:

SHAKER RESEARCH CORP BALLSTON LAKE NY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

107.0

Abstract:

This report reviews gas lubrication technology as applicable to the support of aero propulsion equipment. It contains a historical sketch of the evolution of the field, a review of relevant fundamentals, a discussion of the whirl stability phenomena, the design of thrust bearings for turbomachines, a brief report on the current state of materials development, and a general review of gas lubricated compliant bearings. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools
  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE