Computational method for mechanical seal as a dynamic system

S.S. Shevchenko, PhD in Technical Sciences,
senior research officer Pukhov Institute for Modelling
in Energy Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
15, General Naumov Str. Kiev, 03164, Ukraine
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Èlektron. model. 2020, 42(5):66-81
https://doi.org/10.15407/emodel.42.05.066

ABSTRACT

A functional block diagram of a mechanical seal as a dynamic system giving an idea of interaction of its basic elements has been developed. A method for computing loads in a friction pair of the mechanical seal, sealed liquid leakage, friction power losses in the end pair, as well as deformations of sealing rings is proposed. This allows the operational factors that affect seal performance to be taken into account during the design phase.

KEYWORDS

mechanical seal, functional block diagram, force and temperature deformations, friction power, leakage.

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