An analysis of the effect of several parameters on the stability of an air-lubricated hydrostatic thrust bearing

William H. Roudebush
naca-tn-4095
Oct 1957


Equations are written which govern the motion of a gas-lubricated hydrostatic thrust bearing. The nonlinear equations are solved on a high-speed digital computer for air as the gas. Systematic investigations are made of the parameters involved in order to estimate their effect on stability.

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