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Ganpat University

U. V. Patel College of Engineering


Department of Mechanical Engineering
VII- Sem. Mechanical Engineering
2ME702 - Design of Mechanical Systems
Sliding Contact Bearing
Assignment: 2 Date:
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1. Explain working of hydrodynamic bearing with neat sketch. Also enlist their
advantages, limitations and applications.
2. Explain working of hydrostatic bearing with neat sketch. Also enlist their advantages,
limitations and applications.
3. Derive the equation for flow rate of viscous fluid through rectangular slot with neat
sketch.
4. Explain the frictional power losses and pump power losses in hydrostatic step bearing.
5. Explain optimum oil film thickness in the context of sliding contact bearing.
6. Derive the Petroffs equation with sketch.
7. Show the pressure distribution in hydrodynamic journal bearing and explain the same.
8. Explain the boundary, mix and hydrodynamic lubrication in detail and show them on
the graph.

Subject Incharge:

Dr. B. P. Patel