Trouble-Shooting Large Hydroturbine Bearings

by Stanley Abramovitz, Abramovitz Associates, Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89


Special problems associated with very large thrust and guide bearings and lubrication systems are presented, and cover common trouble spots, with examples. Various large hydroturbine bearing designs are described, and certain specific fluid film bearing principles are reviewed.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Hydro power | Thrust | Turbines | Power plants | Maintenance and operation | Electrical equipment | Equipment and machinery

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