Experimental and numerical study on the dynamic behavior of a spinning flexible disk close to a rotating rigid wall

Abdelrasoul M.M. Gad, Yoon Chul Rhim

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Abstract

In the present work, the behavior of a flexible disk rotating close to a fixed, a co-rotating, and a counter rotating flat-stabilizers in open air is investigated both experimentally and numerically. The Navier-Stokes equations along with the continuity equation representing the flow in the air-film are discretized using the finite volume method and solved numerically with the SIMPLE algorithm. An experimental test-rig is designed to investigate the effects of the rotation speed, the initial gap height and the inlet-hole size on the flexible disk displacement and its vibration amplitude. Finally, a comparison between the experimental and the numerical results is made.

Original languageEnglish
Article number03A022
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Volume48
Issue number3 PART 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Mar

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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