On Reciprocating Toroidal Seals

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G. A. Fazekas

Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

J. Eng. Ind 98(3), 783-787 (Aug 01, 1976) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439029 History: Received July 17, 1975; Online July 15, 2010


A review of the inverse solution of elastohydrodynamic problems has shown certain conditions on the pressure function and the possible singularity of the film shape. Such a singularity can be avoided by certain boundary conditions. When applied to a □ ring, the solutions obtained agree reasonably with some test data and show how to reduce leakage.

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