International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2014 / Article / Fig 9

Research Article

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

Figure 9

Log decrement of the rotor at different rotating speed for LOP configurations (comparison between theory and experiment, preload 0.1).
(a) Log decrement of the test rig at different speed
(b) Differences between simulated and expermental result