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6

21
21
0.05
0.01
40

L2/L1
1.0
1.2
1.4
1.6
1.8
2.0
2.2
2.4
2.6
2.8
3.0
3.2
3.4
3.6
3.8
4.0
4.2
4.4
4.6
4.8
5.0
5.2
5.4
5.6
5.8
6.0

Gbushing
Gball bearing
18.0
3.6
16.0
3.2
14.6
2.9
13.5
2.7
12.7
2.5
12.0
2.4
11.5
2.3
11.0
2.2
10.6
2.1
10.3
2.1
10.0
2.0
9.8
2.0
9.5
1.9
9.3
1.9
9.2
1.8
9.0
1.8
8.9
1.8
8.7
1.7
8.6
1.7
8.5
1.7
8.4
1.7
8.3
1.7
8.2
1.6
8.1
1.6
8.1
1.6
8.0
1.6

18.0
16.0
14.0

Torque (N-mm)

Friction_torque.xls
To determine friction torque on a radially loaded shaft
By Alex Slocum 3/8/98, last modified 1/26/04 by Alex Slocum
Be consistent with units
Enters numbers in BOLD, Results in RED
D
L_1
L_2
mu bushing
muball bearing
Radial force, F

12.0
10.0
8.0
6.0
4.0
2.0
0.0

Friction Torque
18.0
Gbushing

16.0

Gball bearing

14.0
12.0
10.0
8.0
6.0
4.0
2.0
0.0
1.0

1.5

2.0

2.5

3.0

3.5

L2/L1

4.0

4.5

5.0

5.5

6.0