TourTourPartially grooved hydrostatic journal bearing
Calculation of load capacity and flow 1)
 Shaft diameter D 10-3 m
 Supply pressure ps 105 Pa
 Ambient pressure pa 105 Pa
 viscosity η Pas
 radial clearance dR/R  
 Number of grooves k
 Bearing length L0/D
 Groove length L1/L0
 Groove width B1/B0
 Groove depth h1/h0
 Shaft eccentricity ε=e/dR
 Pressure factor 0 (ε=0)
 Dimensionless load F'(ε)
 Dimensionless flow Q'(ε)
 Load capability F(ε) N
 Flow Q(ε) 10-6 m3/s
   1) Symmetrical bearing