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Bearing Development and Bearing Theory

  • D. M. Smith

Abstract

Journal bearings had centuries of development by empirical methods before there was any realization of the nature of the physical action by which a hydrodynamic lubricating film is formed. Empirical methods still retain an important place in journal-bearing development.

Keywords

Journal Bearing Conventional Theory Thrust Bearing Peripheral Speed Empirical Development 
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Copyright information

© David Macleish Smith 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Turbine-Generator DivisionAssociated Electrical Industries Ltd.Europe

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