Modeling of the Behavior of a Deep Groove Ball Bearing in Its Housing


Load distribution in deep groove ball bearing has been studied in this work. A deep groove ball bearing model is proposed basing on geometry specific measurement. Two approaches (finite element method and semi-analytical) have been used to determine the distribution of an external radial force applied. These two approaches have been compared in terms of computation time and precision. At the second point, a deformable complex bearing housing has been integrated in the FEM ball bearing model to assess the influence of its deformation on load distribution.

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E. Azianou, A. , Debray, K. , Bolaers, F. , Chiozzi, P. and Palleschi, F. (2013) Modeling of the Behavior of a Deep Groove Ball Bearing in Its Housing. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 1, 45-50. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2013.14009.

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