22 July 2014 Simple modeling of hydrostatic bearings
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Abstract
Hydrostatic bearings are a key component for many large telescopes due to their high load bearing capacity, stiffness and low friction. A simple technique is presented to model these bearings to understand the effects of geometry, oil viscosity, flow control, temperature, etc. on the bearings behavior.
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Charlie Hull, Charlie Hull, } "Simple modeling of hydrostatic bearings", Proc. SPIE 9145, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes V, 91455A (22 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055696; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055696
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