MAE486_Fall11_L18_S

The dependent variable is pf the nonrepeaang

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Unformatted text preview: w the fricAon in the bearing varies with operaAon condiAons of a lubricated journal bearing. Example of Dimensional Analysis •  List all the variables in the problem (k=?): •  Express each of the variables in terms of their basic dimensions: •  Determine the required number of pi terms •  Select the repeaAng variables. –  In this problem, we select three repeaAng variables, D, N, and p. •  Select the variable to be the dependent variable. –  The dependent variable is pf. The nonrepeaAng variables are pf, C and μ. •  Form a pi term by mulAplying one of the nonrepeaAng v...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course 650 486 taught by Professor Zou during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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