STP1105

    Design of Plain Bearings for Heavy Machinery

    Published: Jan 1991


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    Abstract

    A design system for heavily loaded, slow moving, grease lubricated plain bearings has been developed. The system is based on frictional input and dissipation analysis combined with experimental data. P-V design charts have been developed which show regions of high friction, excessive bearing temperature, high wear, and moderate wear. The information presented in the design charts compares well with full bearing test results.

    Keywords:

    Plain bearings, bearing design charts, P-V criteria, bronze bearings, wear, friction


    Author Information:

    Glaeser, WA
    Research Leader, Battelle, Columbus, Ohio


    Paper ID: STP17655S

    Committee/Subcommittee: G02.50

    DOI: 10.1520/STP17655S


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