Rotordynamics Lab/Tribology Group


2011 Technical presentations


Authors: Luis San Andrés & students (current and former)


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2011, January

Research Progress Overview on Turbocharger NL Bearings and Rotordynamics  

2011, June

Research Progress Overview on Gas Foil Bearings  


ASME Turbo Expo 2011: Vancouver, Canada (June 6-10)


Paper No.


Session Schedule


Parametric Study of Bump Foil Gas Bearings for Industrial Applications

Tuesday, June 07, 08:00 AM-10:00 AM


Metal Mesh Foil Bearings: Effect of Excitation Frequency on Rotordynamic Force Coefficients

Tuesday, June 07, 14:30 PM-17:00 PM


On the Nonlinear Dynamics of Rotor-Foil Bearing Systems: Effects of Shaft Acceleration, Mass Imbalance and Bearing Mechanical Energy Dissipation

Tuesday, June 07, 10:15 AM-12:15 PM

GT2011-45274 (J)


A Novel Bulk-Flow Model for Improved Predictions of Force Coefficients in Grooved Oil Seals Operating Eccentrically

Thursday, June 09, 14:30 PM-17:00 PM

GT2011-45264 (J)

Rotordynamic Force Coefficients of Bubbly Mixture Annular Pressure Seals

Thursday, June 09, 14:30 PM-17:00 PM


Congreso Latinoamericano de Turbomaquinaria

February 23-25, 2011, Queretaro, Mexico   (Plenary Talk)

2011, February

Identification of Force Coefficients in Mechanical Components:
Bearings and Seals A guide to a frequency domain technique



TRC Meeting, College Station, TX (May)


2011 TRC

TRC funded projects (May 2011)     


GROUP Presentation: projects, funding and publications


Progress Report: High Temperature seals      


Progress Report: Computational model of tilting pad journal bearings


Proposal: Squeeze film dampers – nonlinear to linear force coefficients: tests and analysis


Proposal: Metal Mesh Bearings at High Temperatures – Experimental verification