SKF Engineering & Research Centre B.V.,
Postbus 2350, 3430 DT Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Peter Fritzson, Lars Viklund and Johan Herber
Department of Computer and Information Science
Linköping University, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden
An equational model of rolling bearings is presented in this paper. The structure of the model is general, in three dimensions, and applies to many types of rolling bearings. Part of this generality is obtained by using parametric surfaces. In order to keep the presentation of the model understandable, we have simplified many details. Nevertheless, the model and one solution require approximately 200+200 equations. The model is also extensible, e.g., simple submodels of detailed properties can be made more complex without altering the overall structure.
Keywords: machine element, mechanical analysis, modelling, computer algebra, object-oriented, scientific computing.
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