0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Lubrication Analysis of the Thrust Bearing in the Valve Plate of a Swash-Plate Type Axial Piston

[+] Author Affiliations
J. H. Shin, H. E. Kim

Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

K. W. Kim

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Paper No. IJTC2011-61070, pp. 199-201; 3 pages
doi:10.1115/IJTC2011-61070
From:
  • ASME/STLE 2011 International Joint Tribology Conference
  • ASME/STLE 2011 Joint Tribology Conference
  • Los Angeles, California, USA, Oct 24–26, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5474-7
  • Copyright © 2011 by ASME

abstract

This application study of a swash-plate type axial piston pump was concerned about the hydrostatic lubrication characteristics of cylinder barrel and valve plate which are main rotating body and its opposite moving part respectively. A computer simulation was implemented to assess thrust bearing and mechanical sealing functions of the fluid film between cylinder barrel and valve plate. A new algorithm was developed to facilitate simultaneous calculations of dynamic cylinder pressure, 3 degree-of-freedom barrel motions considering inertia effect, and fluid film pressure assuming full fluid film lubrication regime. Using the simulation tool, force and moment balancing of cylinder barrel which is a key issue of piston pump design was analyzed. Time dependent fluid film pressure and thickness distributions for several given balance ratios were calculated. This analysis helps to decide appropriate balance ratio in the valve and cylinder barrel. Oil leakage flow and friction torque in the fluid film between cylinder barrel and valve plate were calculated as well and discussed in the viewpoint of energy loss. The results show that film thickness in plain surface is not high enough to bear the barrel and reduce power loss and that surface waviness which exists in actual sliding surfaces can have a positive effect on it. This simulation tool could also predict time dependent barrel motions due to simultaneous calculation algorithm. It has been known that cylinder barrel rotates with oscillation. Therefore average clearance, tilt angle, and azimuth angle were calculated for each time step and the results were discussed.

Copyright © 2011 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In