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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. February 2012, 134(2): 024501.
Published Online: December 8, 2011
...Tae Ho Kim; Jin Woo Song; Yong-Bok Lee; Kyuho Sim Identifying thermal characteristics of gas foil bearings (GFBs) provides an insight for successful implementation into high speed oil-free turbomachinery. The paper presents temperature measurements of a bump type GFB floating on a hollow shaft...
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. April 2011, 133(4): 042501.
Published Online: November 18, 2010
...Donghyun Lee; Daejong Kim Air foil bearings (AFBs) have been recognized as the most promising for oil-free turbomachinery. However, the applications of AFBs to the relatively large turbomachinery have many technical challenges due to limited load capacity and wear during start/stops. A hybrid air...
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power. October 2007, 129(4): 1020–1027.
Published Online: January 2, 2007
... performance makes them desirable for the envisioned oil-free applications in high speed micro-turbomachinery. References 9 10 11 detail the research at the authors’ institution on inexpensive gas bearings for oil-free turbomachinery. Wilde and San Andrés ( 10 11 ) report on the dynamic forced...