TRI has released a new animation of a tilt pad bearing. The bearing in this animation has hold down ears. An earlier video explaining the advantages of the hold down ears versus the clamping method earlier.
In the fall of 1998, Dr. Mel Giberson wrote an opinion piece for Turbo Machinery Magazine regarding the market deregulation of electric power generation. The points discussed nearly 20 years ago, still hold true today. The piece is available on the TRI Web site.