Oil film measurement in polytetrafluoroethylene-faced thrust pad bearings for hydrogenerator applications

Dwyer-Joyce, R.S., Harper, P., Pritchard, J. et al. (1 more author) (2006) Oil film measurement in polytetrafluoroethylene-faced thrust pad bearings for hydrogenerator applications. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 220 (6). pp. 619-628. ISSN 0957-6509

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  • Dwyer-Joyce, R.S. (r.dwyer-joyce@sheffield.ac.uk)
  • Harper, P.
  • Pritchard, J.
  • Drinkwater, B.W.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: Copyright (c) 2006 Professional Engineering Publishing. This is an author produced version of a paper published in ' Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy'. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: Film thickness Fluid film bearings Lubrication Oil film measurement Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)-faced bearings Thrust pad bearings Tilting pad bearings Ultrasound Films Frequency domain analysis Hydroelectric power plants Lubricating oils Polytetrafluoroethylenes Time domain analysis Ultrasonic measurement Ultrasonic reflection Ultrasonic transducers Thrust pad bearing Bearing pads
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Mechanical Engineering (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Mr Christopher Hardwick
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2009 17:27
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:58
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1243/09576509jpe264
Status: Published
Publisher: Professional Engineering Publishing
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1243/09576509jpe264

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