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A Design Procedure To Tune The Dynamic Stiffness Of An Externally Pressurized Gas Bearing
Author(s): J. W. Roblee
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Paper Abstract

A design procedure for flat, circular thrust bearings is presented here. The procedure is based upon a new dynamic model of the bearing and the principle of tuning the bearing's dynamic stiffness to optimize the dynamic performance of the overall, machine-bearing system. The design procedure is iterative so as to satisfy a number of different design constraints and is illustrated in an example problem.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 0802, In-Process Optical Metrology for Precision Machining, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967100
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J. W. Roblee, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0802:
In-Process Optical Metrology for Precision Machining
Peter Langenbeck, Editor(s)

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