publication . Conference object . Article . 2013

Numerical investigation of cavitation flow in journal bearing geometry

Riedel, M.; Marcus Schmidt; Stücke, P.;
  • Published: 01 Apr 2013
The appearance of cavitation is still a problem in technical and industrial applications. Especially in automotive internal combustion engines, hydrodynamic journal bearings are used due to their favourable wearing quality and operating characteristics. Cavitation flows inside the bearings reduces the load capacity and leads to a risk of material damages. Therefore an understanding of the complex flow phenomena inside the bearing is necessary for the design development of hydrodynamic journal bearings. Experimental investigations in the fluid domain of the journal bearing are difficult to realize founded by the small dimensions of the bearing. In the recent year...
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