Aerostatic thrust bearing with grouped inherent orifices
Diameter bearing 2R0
10
^{-3}
m
Film thickness h0
10
^{-6}
m
Supply pressure pS
10
^{6}
Pa
Ambient pressure pA
10
^{6}
Pa
Pressure factor
β
Load capacity F
'
Load capacity S
'
Pressure ratio pR/pS
Load capacity F
N
Bearing stiffness S
10
^{6}
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.
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