Rotordynamics Laboratory

TRIBOLOGY GROUP

 

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Contact: Lsanandres@tamu.edu

 

CLASS NOTES
(OPEN access)

Modern Lubrication

Mechanical Vibrations

Practices of Modern Engineering


UG Dynamics and Vibrations

D Childs textbook

 

Current Students
FALL 2012 presentations  (work in progress/ do not quote)


Former Students

 

Current Projects

Metal Mesh Foil Bearings

Gas Foil Bearings

 

Turbocharger Rotordynamics

 

Squeeze Film Dampers

 

Thrust collars for integrally geared compressors

Damper seals for compressors

& brush seals for steam turbines

 

Tilting Pad Bearings: pad flexibility model

 

 

Past Projects

Gas  Tilting Pad Bearings

Bearings: Parameter Identification

Hydrostatic Bearings

Hybrid Brush Seals

 

Squeeze film dampers
Imbalance Response

Bubbly Mixtures

Air Ingestion Movies

Identification

 

 

FUNDING

 

Publications

Squeeze Film Dampers

Hybrid Brush Seals

Hydrostatic Bearings

Liquid & Gas Seals

Gas Bearings (foil, metal mesh, other)

Turbocharger nonlinear dynamics

Parameter Identification

Bearings - Other


SOFTWARE

TEST RIGS

 

 

Luis San Andres, Group Leader

Teaching/Research/Service

Complete Resume (CV)

Teaching Portfolio

personal (music)
Roca Azul (The band)

El santo  (The one man band)