Michell bearing


Calculation of
load, friction and eccentricity of the pivot point 

Lenght at right angle of motion 
L/B 

Length in direction of motion 
B 
mm 
Sliding velocity 
V 
m/s 
Lubricant viscosity 
η 
Pa·s 
Mimimum film thickness 
h_{0} 
µm 


Dimensionless friction number 
F_{f}* 

Dimensionless film thickness 
h_{0}* 

Dimensionless
eccentricity pivot point 
ε=e/B 

Coefficient of friction 
µ=F_{f}/F 

Load capability single plane slider ^{(1)} 
F 
kN 
^{ (1) }Compromise between minimal friction and
maximal film thickness. 