Chapter 16      Lubricated bearings and fluid dampers


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Flow between parallel plates 


Flow between parallel plates where one is moving 


The dashpot


Flow between plates set at a small angle when one moves


The journal bearing 


The thrust pad 


Wedge action 


Wedge action and the journal bearing 


Wedge action and the thrust pad 


Rolling bearings



The manufacture of bearing balls 


Wedge action in ball bearings 


Lubricating ball bearings 


Effect of linear speed of rolling 


Rolling bearings in general 


Stiffness of bearings






Chapter 16 Worked examples