International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2014 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Numerical and Experimental Stability Investigation of a Flexible Rotor on Two Different Tilting Pad Bearing Configurations

Figure 5

Waterfall plot of the test rig.
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(a) Waterfall for speed increase process (5-pad, LOP, preload 0.1)
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(b) Forward sine sweep at 10,000 rpm (5-pad, LOP, preload 0.1)
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(c) Forward sine sweep at 10,000 rpm (5-pad, LOP, preload 0.3)
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(d) Backward sine sweep at 9,000 rpm (5-pad, LOP, preload 0.3)
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(e) Forward sine sweep at 9,000 rpm (5-pad, LOP, preload 0.3)