DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOIL BEARING TECHNOLOGY

@article{Nalepa2009DEVELOPMENTOT,
  title={DEVELOPMENT OF THE FOIL BEARING TECHNOLOGY},
  author={Krzysztof Nalepa and Paweł Pietkiewicz and Grzegorz Żywica},
  journal={Technical Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={12},
  pages={229-240}
}
Development of the bearing technology with deformable elements of the bearing sleeve utilization are presented in the paper. Foil or a set of foils with the viscoelastic properties comprise the deformable element. Foil bearing technology is utilized mostly in the high-speed turbo machines, such as the energetic microturbines. This results the bearing operating regime: high rotational speed, high temperature, work in the friction conditions during machine start-up and rundown. Three foil bearing… 

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