Airport Terminals (Butterworth Architecture Library of by Christopher J. Blow

By Christopher J. Blow

Airport passenger terminals have constructed to be a massive new public building-type representing transportation within the overdue 20th century. The practical making plans of amenities for airplane and folks, and the architectural kinds to house them, are of significant curiosity to designers and the myriad of people that paintings in an stopover at airports. The publication is a discourse instead of a layout consultant. it truly is written for a world readership and illustrated from the author's event. Airport passenger terminals have constructed to be an immense new public building-type representing transportation within the overdue 20th century. The practical making plans of amenities for airplane and folks, and the architectural kinds to deal with them, are of significant curiosity to designers and the myriad of people that paintings in an stopover at airports. The e-book is a discourse instead of a layout advisor. it truly is written for a global readership and illustrated from the author's adventure.

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A typical example is the air bearings in a dentist's drill driven by an air turbine. 194 Types of Needle roller bearings S I N G L E ROW B A L L B E A R I N G S The bearing consists of inner and outer grooved rings of hardened steel between which run hardened steel balls held and spaced in a retainer or cage. This bearing will take a certain amount of axial thrust but for higher thrusts angular contact bearings are more suitable. 193 Air bearing BEARING MATERIALS Plain bearings use brass, bronze and gunmental bushes, linings for shell bearings and thrust pads use white metal (an alloy of tin, antimony and copper) and lead alloys which also include tin, antimony, copper, etc.

This bearing will take a certain amount of axial thrust but for higher thrusts angular contact bearings are more suitable. 193 Air bearing BEARING MATERIALS Plain bearings use brass, bronze and gunmental bushes, linings for shell bearings and thrust pads use white metal (an alloy of tin, antimony and copper) and lead alloys which also include tin, antimony, copper, etc. Also used are various plastic materials such as nylon, Tufnol and PTFE. 195 Standard ball bearing Self-aligning bearings are used when there is doubt about the alignment of the housing.

This type of brake is used in lifts since it is 'fail-safe'. 6 Multi-plate (disk) brake Centrifugal brake In a centrifugal brake, shoes are thrown outwards by centrifugal force against the action of springs. The speed at which the brake operates is determined by the spring force. 7 Centrifugal lining brake Internal expanding shoe brake (drum brake) A brake in which two curved shoes are forced outwards against the inside of the rim of a rotating drum. The shoes are lined with friction material, known as brake linings, riveted or bonded to their outer surface.

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