Numerical Model of the High Speed Rotors Supported on Variable Geometry Bearings

  • Zbigniew KozaneckiEmail author
  • Jan Kiciński
  • Grzegorz Żywica
Conference paper
Part of the IUTAM Bookseries book series (IUTAMBOOK, volume 1011)


The reported investigations aim at developing the theoretical model of a bearing characterized by variable geometry. The method used for calculating the non-linear response to an arbitrary excitation takes into account factors characteristic of the variable bearing geometry, including friction in the supports. The article presents part of the study referring to numerical analyses oriented towards developing the model of a high-speed rotor supported on bump-foil or tilting pad bearings.


Foil bearings Tilting pad bearings High-speed bearings Rotor dynamics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zbigniew Kozanecki
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jan Kiciński
    • 2
  • Grzegorz Żywica
    • 2
  1. 1.Technical University of LodzLodzPoland
  2. 2.Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery PASciGdanskPoland

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