A Journal Bearing Simulator Bench Test for Ranking Load-Bearing Capacity: A Theoretical Analysis 922352
An instrument is described which allows the load bearing capacity of a lubricant to be measured under pressures, shear rates and dynamic loadings typical of those found in automotive crankshaft journal bearings. Using Newtonian lubrication approximations, a theoretical analysis of the Journal Bearing Simulator has been carried out. Good agreement between theory and experiment is found demonstrating that the instrument is a fundamentally sound method for measuring lubricant load bearing capacity.
Citation: Bates, T., Roberts, G., Oliver, D., and Milton, A., "A Journal Bearing Simulator Bench Test for Ranking Load-Bearing Capacity: A Theoretical Analysis," SAE Technical Paper 922352, 1992, https://doi.org/10.4271/922352. Download Citation
T. W. Bates, G. W. Roberts, D. R. Oliver, A. L. Milton
International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition
Rheology and Tribology of Engine Oils-SP-0936, SAE 1992 Transactions: Journal of Fuels & Lubricants-V101-4