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Shaft constraints

Question asked by 1-Q7KMFQ on Mar 23, 2010
Latest reply on Mar 28, 2010 by Derek Bishop

Hi,

 

Does anybody know what is the best way to constrain that shaft at the bearings journals? The shaft is loaded radially by force and a torque is applied also?

If I use bearing support (rigid, self aligning) the torque does not pass through them. If I use fixed hinges, the torque passes through them, but now the supports do not bend. See below the images.

 

Thanks.

 

input_shaft.jpg

Shaft with bearing supports (rigid, slef-aligned)

input_shaft_bearing_support.jpg

Shaft with fixed hindges at the bearing journals

input_shaft_hinges.jpg

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