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Math. Comput. Appl. 2006, 11(1), 65-73; doi:10.3390/mca11010065

Comparison of Pressure Distribution in Inclined and Parabolic Slider Bearings

Department of Mechanical Education Technical Education Faculty, Afyon Kocatepe University TR-03200, Afyon, Turkey
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Published: 1 April 2006
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Abstract

An infinitely wide lubricated slider bearing consisting of connected surfaces with thirtd grade fluid as lubricant is analyzed in the present study. Under the assumptions of the order of magnitudes of the variables, it is seen that only viscous and non-Newtonian terms have significant contributions, whereas inertia terms are negligible. Choosing non-Newtonian effects to be smaller than the viscous effects, analytical and numerical solutions are constructed. To illustrate the mathematical model, the set of equations is to used calculate the pressure for two special forms of the slider bearings, namely inclined and parabolic slider bearings. In these two cases, the variation of pressure, for a range of fluid and bearing parameters is presented. The results are presented both analytically and graphically.
Keywords: slider bearing; third grade fluids; perturbation analysis slider bearing; third grade fluids; perturbation analysis
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Bayrakçeken, H.; Yürüsoy, M. Comparison of Pressure Distribution in Inclined and Parabolic Slider Bearings. Math. Comput. Appl. 2006, 11, 65-73.

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