Unformatted text preview: 2. A minimum sized bearing is desired for a steady load. SAE 20 oil is to be used and the average film temperature is expected to be at 160°F. A ratio of L/D=1 is required. The journal bearing is to be designed to carry a radial load of 1500 lb at 1200 rpm. Consider an Ocvirk number of 40. Determine the following: a. L and D b. Clearances c. Minimum Oil Thickness d. Coefficient of Friction and Power loss. Comment on the power loss and ways to reduce the same....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course ME 338 taught by Professor Campbell during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '09