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Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 175–187 | Cite as

Centrifugal inertia effects of the fluid flow between stepped spherical surfaces

  • Liu Zhen-bei
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Abstract

This paper generalizes and applies method of the Sommerfeld transformation, therefore, the analytical solutions of the fluid flow between stepped spherical surfaces are derived when the centrifugal inertial effects are taken into consideration. It presents a theoretical basis for exact design of the spherical hydrostatic thrust bearing.

Key words

inertial centrifugalization Reynolds number pressure drop 

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© SUT 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Liu Zhen-bei
    • 1
  1. 1.Harbin Institute of technologyHarbin

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