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International Journal of Rotating Machinery
Volume 2011, Article ID 908469, 23 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/908469
Review Article

A Review of Tilting Pad Bearing Theory

Rotating Machinery and Controls Laboratory, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, 122 Engineer's Way, Charlottesville, VA 22911, USA

Received 24 January 2011; Accepted 5 May 2011

Academic Editor: R. Kirk

Copyright © 2011 Timothy Dimond et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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