Measurement of oil film thickness and friction force on a guide shoe bearing

Anders Vølund

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Abstract

An experimental program was carried out in order to reveal oil film thickness, and friction force of the guide shoe bearing of a large two stroke marine diesel engine. The experiment was conducted on a full size engine located at the research facility at MAN B&W Diesel A/S. The experiment was conducted such that the influence from the experiment on the characteristics were as small as possible. The objective of the experiment was to determine the frictional loss of this bearing and to check whether a suggested numerical model was applicable or not. Some future aspects for this bearing are presented regarding optimization.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of The 10th Nordic Symposium on Tribology
Publication date2002
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Event10th Nordic Symposium on Tribology: Nordtrib 2002 - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 9 Jun 200212 Jun 2002
Conference number: 10

Conference

Conference10th Nordic Symposium on Tribology
Number10
CountrySweden
CityStockholm
Period09/06/200212/06/2002

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