Operation of Journal Bearings in Turbomachinery

  • D. M. Smith


It is of paramount importance that bearings in turbomachinery should be reliable. Bearing failure on a large turbine generator in service has disastrous consequences. Immunity from bearing failure must cover all normal operating conditions, and also as far as possible the abnormal emergencies which occasionally arise.


Steam Turbine Journal Bearing Boundary Lubrication Steady Load Journal Surface 
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© David Macleish Smith 1969

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Turbine-Generator DivisionAssociated Electrical Industries Ltd.Europe

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