Contact problems in rotor systems

Liudmila Banakh1

1Mechanical Engineering Research Institute of RAS, Moscow, Russia

1Corresponding author

Vibroengineering PROCEDIA, Vol. 8, 2016, p. 90-96.
Received 18 July 2016; accepted 24 August 2016; published 7 October 2016

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We consider the contact problems during rotor rotation at its contacting with elements of the rotor system. The two different situations are considered: a) the rotor contact with fixed stator b) the rotor contact with light movable elements (sealing rings, elastic supports, etc.). The following motion regimes are studied: rolling rotor on the stator, vibro-impact regimes, and oscillations as hula-hoop type at contact with light elements. For these cases, we obtain a solution in analytical view, which enable to find the general laws inherent in these problems. In particular, it was found: the velocity of steady rolling close to the natural frequency of the rotor system; it was proved the occurrence of two-impact mode at anisotropy of the stator elements. Also the experimental results are given.

Keywords: rotor, contact, stator, rolling, ring, vibro-impact, hula-hoop.


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