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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Structures and Dynamics

Optimum Design of Squeeze Film Dampers Supporting Multiple-Mode Rotors

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A. El-Shafei, R. Y. K. Yakoub

Department of Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Cairo University, Giza 12316, Egypt

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(4), 992-1002 (Sep 24, 2002) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1479338 History: Received December 01, 2000; Revised March 01, 2001; Online September 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Figures

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Flow chart for the optimum design program
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Aircraft gas turbine fan rotor and its mode shapes
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The unbalance response of AGTFR supported on short SFD optimum design versus baseline design, Case 1 W1=1.0
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The unbalance response of AGTFR supported on short SFD optimum design versus baseline design, Case 2, W2=1.0
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The unbalance response of AGTFR supported on short SFD optimum design versus baseline design, Case 3, W3=1.0
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The unbalance response of AGTFR supported on short SFD optimum design versus baseline design, Case 4, W1=W2=1.0
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The unbalance response of AGTFR supported on short SFD optimum design versus baseline design, Case 7, W1=1.0
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Variation of objective functions with design parameters for AGTFR SU model
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Variation of objective functions with design parameters for AGTFR SC model

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