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Minimum load

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Requisite minimum load

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Equivalent dynamic bearing load

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Equivalent dynamic bearing load, P
Fa/Fr ≤ e → P = Fr + Y1 Fa

Fa/Fr > e → P = X Fr + Y2 Fa

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Equivalent static bearing load

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Equivalent static load
P0 = Fr + Y0 Fa


dmbearing mean diameter [mm]
= 0,5 (d + D)
ecalculation factor (→ product table)
Faaxial load [kN]
Frradial load [kN]
Frmminimum radial load [kN]
krminimum load factor (→ product table)
rotational speed [r/min]
equivalent dynamic bearing load [kN]
equivalent static bearing load [kN]
X, Y0, Y1, Y2
calculation factors (→ product table)
νactual operating viscosity of the lubricant [mm2/s]
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