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Evaluating leakage from radial lip seals affected by bearing area of shaft topography

  title={Evaluating leakage from radial lip seals affected by bearing area of shaft topography},
  author={Emilia Kozuch and Petros Nomikos and Ramin Rahmani and Nicholas J. Morris and H. Rahnejat},
This paper investigates the influence of shaft surface topography upon seal leakage, when using different surface finishing and manufacturing techniques. A hydrodynamic model is used to determine the generated pressure distribution within the seal-shaft contact. Pertinent statistical parameters are selected to distinguish between the various shaft surface topographies, which can contribute to an effectively sealed conjunction. Results obtained from the hydrodynamic model shows the creation of… 

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