TourTourAerostatic thrust bearing with grouped inherent orifices
 Diameter bearing 2R0   10-3 m
 Film thickness h0   10-6 m
 Supply pressure pS   106 Pa
 Ambient pressure pA   106 Pa
 Pressure factor β  
 Load capacity F'  
 Load capacity S'  
 Pressure ratio pR/pS  
 Load capacity F   N
 Bearing stiffness S   106 N/m
The bearing numbers F' and S' are taken from design charts or calculated numerically. The bearing numbers in this calculator are calculated numerically with R1/R0=0.5 and β=0.6.