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Ball bearing selection

  1. Mar 6, 2015 #1
    Hello there guys

    I'm trying to find out which ball bearings I have to use for a new wheel hub I am designing. What I'm currently doing is a load analysis for the axis but I am confused on how would the forces that affect the wheel (normal, friction, lateral force when the car takes a turn, etc) come into play into this analysis. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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  3. Mar 7, 2015 #2


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    Welcome to PF.

    Your question is quite general so you should first google the subject. Read things like this;

    Please post a drawing of your present design. We can then get some idea of the stage of your design and suggest things you may need to consider.
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