THERMAL ELASTOHYDRODYNAMIC LUBRICATION OF RIDER RINGS.

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Abstract

Rider rings are usually used as thrust bearings in gear boxes in which the helical gear is mated with low and high speed pinion. A numerical solution of the coupled Reynolds, elasticity, energy, and Laplace's equations for the oil film thickness, pressure, and temperature and rider rings temperatures is obtained. The temperature variation across the oil film is included. The real rider ring geometry is treated. The effect of the operating conditions on the performance characteristics is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)492-498
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Tribology, Transactions of the ASME
Volume106
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Surfaces and Interfaces
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films

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