TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Structures and Dynamics

An Improved Transfer Matrix Method for Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Rotor-Bearing Systems

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J. W. Zu, Z. Ji

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Five King’s College Road, Toronto, ON M5S 3G8, Canada

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(2), 303-310 (Mar 26, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1447235 History: Received February 01, 1998; Revised October 01, 2001; Online March 26, 2002
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A shaft-bearing system with divided elements
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A flowchart of solution scheme
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A shaft-bearing system with an intermediate rotor
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Frequency response for various K3
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Whirling orbit at point B for K3=1.0e1 1N/cm3 and Ω=78.8 rad/s
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Frequency response at K3=1.0e9N/cm3
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A shaft-bearing system with multiple bearings and disks
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Frequency response for various K3
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Whirling orbits at point B for K3=1.0e1 6N/m3 and Ω=96 rad/s



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