romac

University of Virginia

Rotating Machinery and Controls Laboratory

P.O. Box 400746

122 Engineer’s Way

Charlottesville, VA 22904

(434)924-3292

(434)982-2246(fax)

Rotating Machinery and Controls Laboratory

CURRENT RESEARCH

 

Fluid Flows

 

·           High Speed Centrifugal Compressor

 

 

Bearings and Seals

 

·           Computer Code Thrust

·           Fluid Film Bearing Test Rig

·           Labyrinth Gas Seals Code/Program Development

·           Computer Code MAXBRG 3.8

·           Rolling Element Bearing Analysis and Code

·           Fluid Film Bearing Modeling

 

 

Seals

 

·           Compressor Seal Test Rig

 

 

Rotordynamics

 

·           Rotordynamics

·           Rotating Machinery Stability Test Rig

·           Balancing Code BALOPT

 

 

Magnetic Bearings

 

·           Control of High Speed Rotors in Magnetic Bearings

·           Heartpump Research