Accession Number:

ADA180491

Title:

The Effect of Fluid Inertia and Viscoelasticity in Squeeze-Film Damper Bearings.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 84-31 Mar 87,

Corporate Author:

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INST TROY N Y DEPT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-05-04

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

The following papers best serve as a description of progress on this project Study of the Effect of Fluid Inertia and End Leakage in the Finite Squeeze Film Damper Application of the k-epsilon Turbulence Model to the Squeeze Film Damper Lubricating Films of a Viscoelastic Fluid, including Fluid Inertia, Studied by a Linearization Method The Effect of Fluid Inertia in Hydrodynamic Lubrication Studied by a Linearization Method Two Useful Applications Measurements of Squeeze film bearing forces and Pressures, including the Effect of Fluid Inertia On Suitable Boundary Conditions for the Second-Order Fluid in the Cylinder Plane Contact A Thin Flow Rupture Model for Newtonian and Viscoelastic Fluids. Keywords Viscoelastic fluids Fluids Inertia Viscoelasticity Squeeze film Dampers Bearings.

Subject Categories:

  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE