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Volume 2016, Article ID 8743016, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8743016
Research Article

Dynamic Characteristics of the Herringbone Groove Gas Journal Bearings: Numerical Simulations

Bin Wang,1,2 Yongtao Sun,1,2,3,4 and Qian Ding1,2

1Department of Mechanics, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China
2Tianjin Key Laboratory of Nonlinear Dynamics and Control, Tianjin 300072, China
3State Key Laboratory for Strength and Vibration of Mechanical Structures, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an 710049, China
4State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China

Received 4 July 2016; Revised 17 October 2016; Accepted 15 November 2016

Academic Editor: Emiliano Mucchi

Copyright © 2016 Bin Wang 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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