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    A load of 6400 Kg is carried by a journal rotating in a 270 mm bearing diameter and 400 mm long. Find the specific load on the bearing and the heat generated per minute in the bearing, assuming the shaft speed is 4 r/s and the coefficient of friction is 0.018.

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    Length L = 400 mm = 0.40 m
    diameter D = 270 mm = 0.27 m
    load W = 6400 kg = 6400*9.8 N
    Therefore, specific load
    w = W/A = ...

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    A fine load and heat generated per minute is examined for design engineering. This complete solution includes step-by-step calculations.