Tapered roller bearing can take
Tapered roller can take both redial and axial load.
But Fr > Ra
where Fr = radial load and Fa = Axial load
Which of the following are antifriction bearing
Since coefficient of friction (μ) for Ball and Roller bearings are very low as compared to sliding contact bearing hence they are known as antifriction bearing.
Bearing used for heavy loads are
Roller bearing are suitable for heavy loads ball bearing may deform at heavy loads.
In a journal bearing, the radius of the friction circle increases with increase in
Radius of friction circle = μ x r
where μ = Coefficient of friction
r = Radius of journal
Which one of the following types of bearings is employed in shafts of gear boxes of automobiles
In a single row deep groove ball bearing cage is needed to
Cage is used in the bail bearing to prevent the cluster of balls or roiling element.
What is the main advantage of hydrodynamic bearing over roller bearing
As the speed increases, load carrying capacity of hydrodynamic bearing increases.
In hydrodynamic bearings
Hydrodynamic bearing is a thick film lubrication bearing in which oil pressure is generated due to rotation of shaft.
In hydrostatic bearings
Hydrostatic bearing is also a thick film lubrication bearing in which oil pressure is created by some external means like pump.
Which of the following bearing is preferred for oscillating conditions
Needle roller bearings are ideally suited for application involving oscillatory motion such as piston pin bearings, rocker arms and universal joint, They are also suitable for continuous rotation where the load is variable or intermittent.
Cage is not required in
Since in needle roller bearing
l/d is very-very large hence cage is not required in needle roller bearing.
Which one of the following is known as maximum capacity bearing?
If K = 3 for ball bearing and K = 3.33 for roller bearings. Which one of the following correctly states load (p) life (L) relationship for rolling contact bearings?
The bearing characteristic number in a hydrodynamic bearing depends upon
Bearing characteristic number = ZN/P
Hence, it is function of viscosity, speed and bearing pressure.
Which one of the following bearing is suitable for the application where large radial load at very high speed is use
The load carrying capacity of sliding contact bearing (Hydrodynamic bearing) is linearly proportional to speed while rolling contact bearing have finite life for a given combination of load and speed. Sliding contact bearing is suitable for high load high speed condition particularly from the consideration of a long life.
Which one of the following is criterion in the design of hydrodynamic journal bearings
Sommerfeld number is used in the designing of hydrodynamic bearing while dynamic capacity static capacity is the term used in roiling contact bearing.
In sliding contact bearings, a positive pressure can be built up and a load supported by a fluid only by the use of a
It is seen from the curve that there is a minimum value of the coefficient of friction (m) for a particular value of the Bearing Characterstic Number denoted by a. What is this value of the Bearing Characteristic Number called?
A ball-bearing is characterized by basic static capacity = 11000 N and dynamic capacity = 18000 N. This bearing is subjected to equivalent static load = 5500 N. The bearing loading ratio and life in million revolutions respectively are
Loading ratio = C/P = 18000/5500 = 3.27
Life (million revolutions)
Consider the following statements:
For a journal rotating in a bearing under film lubrication conditions, the frictional resistance is
1. Proportional to the area of contact
2. Proportional to the viscosity of lubricant
3. Proportional to the speed of rotation
4. Independent of the pressure
Q. Which of the statements given above are correct?
Frictional resistance ∝ Z
So 2 or 3 is correct.
In three ball bearings identified as SKF 2015, 3115 and 4215
According to ISO plan for dimension series bearings are provided with two digit numbers, The first number indicate the width series 8, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 in order of increasing width. The second number indicate diameter series 7, 8, 9, 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4 in order of ascending outer diameter of bearing. Thus bearing number SKF 2015, 3115 and 4215 shows bearings belonging to different series with 75 mm bore diameter but width is increasing.
SKF 2015, 3115 and 4215 shows width is increasing ascending outer diameter of bearing same bore diameter 75 mm. (i.e. 15 x 5).
A journal has a shaft diameter of 40 mm and a length of 40 mm. The shaft rotating at 20 rad/s and the viscosity of the lubricant is 20 MPa.s. The clearance is 0.20 mm. The loss of torque due to the viscosity of the lubricant is approximately
= 400 N/m2
= 400 x 3.14 x 0.04 x 0.04 N
(∵ F = τ·πdl)
Torque = 400 x 3.14 x 0.04 x 0.04 x 0.02
(∵ torque = Fx r) = 0.040 Nm
A natural feed journal bearing of diameter 50 mm and length 50 mm operating at 20 revolution/sec. carries a load of 2.0 kN. The lubricant used has a viscosity of 20 MPa/s. The radial clearance is 50 μm. The Sommerfield number for the bearings is
Where, r is radius of journal
μ is viscosity of lubricant
N is number of revolution per second
ρ is bearing pressure on projected Area
C is radial clearance
The dynamic load capacity of 6306 is 22 kN. The maximum radial load it can sustain to operate at 600 rev/min, for 2000 hours is
Life of bearing in millions of revolution
= 200 x 60 x 600
L = 72 millions of Revolution
Radial load capacity = 22 kN
We have for ball bearing
C = Dynamic load
P = Static load
P = 5.28 kN
The basic load rating of a ball bearing is
The life of a ball bearing at a load of 10 kN is 8000 hours. Its life in hours, if the load is increased to 20 kN, keeping all other conditions the same, is
Consider the following statements:
For a proper hydrodynamic lubrication for a given journal bearing
1. The higher the viscosity, the lower the rotating speed needed to float the journal at a given load.
2. The higher the rotating speed, the higher the bearing load needed to float the journal at a given viscosity.
3. The higher the bearing load, the higher the viscosity needed to float the journal at a given speed.
Q. Which of these statement are correct?
In a hydrodynamic journal bearing, there is
Consider the following statements:
The fatigue ‘L’ of rolling bearing is
1. Inversely proportional to the third power of the load for ball bearing.
2. Inversely proportional to the fourth power of the load for ball bearing.
3. Inversely proportional to the 10/3 power for roller bearing.
4. Inversely proportional to the third power of the load for roller bearing.
Life of Bearing in millions of revolution for roller bearing
Life of bearing in millions of revolution for ball bearing
Which one of the following statement is not true of rolling contact bearing?
1st statement is not valid for rolling contact bearing it is useful in journal bearing.