Flow of a Fluid of the Differential Type in a Journal Bearing
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The flow of a homogeneous incompressible non-Newtonian fluid of the differential type between infinite eccentric rotating cylinders is discussed within the context of the lubrication approximation. The problem is studied by means of a perturbation and the effects of the non-Newtonian parameters are delineated. It is found that the load carrying capacity of the bearing can be significantly altered by the non- Newtonian character of the fluid. © 1987 by ASME.
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Kacou, A., Rajagopal, K. R., & Szeri, A. Z.