International Journal of Rotating Machinery / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Development and Application of Integrated Aerodynamic Protuberant Foil Journal and Thrust Bearing in Turboexpander

Table 4

Geometrical parameters of the protuberant foil thrust bearing [32].

ParameterMagnitude

Top foil thickness /mm0.07
Protuberant foil thickness /mm0.05
Number of supporting layers 2
Height of protuberant convex /mm0.3
Spherical radius of projections /mm1.4
Radial location of inner protuberant projections /mmUpper layer10.4
Bottom layer8.2
Radial location of outer protuberant projections /mmUpper layer14.8
Bottom layer12.6