FLOW OF A FLUID OF THE DIFFERENTIAL TYPE IN A JOURNAL BEARING. Conference Paper uri icon

abstract

  • 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.

author list (cited authors)

  • Kacou, A., Szeri, A. Z., & Rajagopal, K. R.

publication date

  • December 1986