Russian Aeronautics

, Volume 61, Issue 3, pp 420–424 | Cite as

Numerical and Experimental Study of a Hybrid Segmented Air Bearing for an Aircraft Gas Turbine Engine

  • P. V. Bulat
  • M. P. Bulat
  • I. A. VolobuevEmail author
  • A. A. Levikhin
Aircraft and Rocket Engine Design and Development


The bearing capacity of hybrid segmented bearings with different groove systems is compared. The research establishes that the system with a crescent groove has the best characteristics.


numerical simulation self-regulating radial segmented bearing stable segment position 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. V. Bulat
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. P. Bulat
    • 1
    • 2
  • I. A. Volobuev
    • 2
    Email author
  • A. A. Levikhin
    • 1
  1. 1.Ustinov Baltic State Technical University “Voenmekh”St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and OpticsSt. PetersburgRussia

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