Lubrication of a Porous Bearing—Reynolds’ Solution

  • C. C. Shir
  • D. D. Joseph


In this report, we discuss the unique features which are introduced into the theory of hydrodynamic lubrication of bearings when the bearings are permeable and tolerate a flow of oil. The subject of the analysis is not entirely new, and a few aspects of the problem have been treated by several authors [1, 2, 4, 5, 9].


Reynolds Equation Radius Ratio Hydrodynamic Lubrication Permeability Parameter Eccentric Ratio 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. C. Shir
    • 1
  • D. D. Joseph
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aeronautics and Engineering MechanicsUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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