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Dry-whip phenomenon in on-board rotordynamics: Modeling and experimentation


This paper addresses rotor–stator contact issues, especially the dry-whip phenomenon, as caused by base excitations. So far, this particular instability in the case of direct rub between shaft and stator was only shown by experiments to occur in response to mass unbalance excitation during run-up or run-down and/or to external disturbance such as direct impact applied to the rotor. The present paper aims to demonstrate that it can also be triggered by external forces coming from the rigid base motion. To this end, both numerical and experimental approaches are employed. A rotor finite element model combining on-board motions with shaft-stator rub impact is first proposed. This model is validated with a rotor test-rig supported by hydrodynamic bearings and mounted on a multi-axial hydraulic shaker and subject to a harmonic base motion. The dry-whip is then shown experimentally by using a base shock excitation consisting of two transverse translations, which is later confirmed numerically. The influence of important parameters on the dynamic behavior of the system is also assessed, such as the hydrodynamic bearing nonlinearities, the amplitude and direction of the base translations and the dry friction coefficient.
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hal-03659963 , version 1 (05-05-2022)


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Yvon Briend, Eric Chatelet, Régis Dufour, Marie-Ange Andrianoely, Franck Legrand, et al.. Dry-whip phenomenon in on-board rotordynamics: Modeling and experimentation. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2021, 513, ⟨10.1016/j.jsv.2021.116398⟩. ⟨hal-03659963⟩
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