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Title: Performance of a self-lifting linear air contact
Authors: Stolarski, T A
Woolliscroft, S P
Keywords: Self-levitation;Air linear contact;Performance characteristics
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Citation: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 221 (9) 1103-1115
Abstract: An investigation into the performance of a self-levitating linear air bearing that functions on the squeeze film principle was conducted and a detailed set of results describing its floating characteristics at various operating parameters is presented. Experimentally assessed performance of the bearing was compared with performance predicted by a computer model of the bearing.
ISSN: 0954-4062
Appears in Collections:Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dept of Mechanical Aerospace and Civil Engineering Research Papers

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