Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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A derivation of the basic equations for hydrodynamic lubrication with a fluid having constant properties

Author: H. G. Elrod
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 17 (1960), 349-359
MSC: Primary 76.00
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/109552
MathSciNet review: 109552
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Abstract: In this paper small parameter techniques are used to derive Reynolds' lubrication equations, and refinements thereof, from the full Navier-Stokes equation. An effort has been made to retain rigor in the development comparable to that used in present-day boundary-layer developments.

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  • [1] G. H. Wannier, A contribution to the hydrodynamics of lubrication, Quart. Appl. Math. 8, No. 1 (1950) MR 0037146
  • [2] A. D. Michal, Matrix and tensor calculus, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1947 MR 0020334

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/109552
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