Some fundamental aspects of self-levitating sliding contact bearings and their practical implementations

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Atherton, MA; Mares, C; Stolarski, TA;
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1177/1350650113517110
  • Subject: Experimental validation | Journal bearing | Linear bearing | Self-levitation | Squeeze-film action

In this study, fundamental aspects and mechanisms of acoustic levitation together with governing equations are presented first. Then, the acoustic levitation phenomenon is considered as a new way to design air suspension systems capable of self-levitation. A particular ... View more
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