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  1. Developments in PTFE Faced Thrust Bearings for use in Vertical Pump Applications, P. Bruce, S. J. Dixon and J. D Waggott (2016).
  2. Hydrodynamic Bearings – Robust Design Ensures Success, S. J. Dixon and G. Humble (2015).
  3. PTFE Faced Journal Bearing Technology for Marine Propulsion Applications, S. J. Dixon, J. E. L. Simmons and J. D Waggott (2010).
  4. PTFE Faced Bearings; Thissavros – A Case Study, R. T. Knox (2006).
  5. PTFE Faced Bearings for Marine Propulsion Applications, R. T. Knox and J. E. L. Simmons (2006).
  6. Dramatically Enhanced Air Cooling for Vertical Pump Bearings, S. J. Dixon, R. T. Knox and J. E. L. Simmons (2006).
  7. PTFE Faced Thrust Bearings – An OEM’s View Point, R. T Knox, R. Ujiie and J. E. L. Simmons (2005).
  8. PTFE Bearing Technology – An Alternative to Whitemetal, R. T. Knox (2005).
  9. Size-for-Size Comparisons of PTFE-Faced Thrust Bearings in Two Applications with Correlation Against Analysis, C. M. Ettles, J. H. Ferguson, D. Horner and R. T. Knox (2003).
  10. PTFE Bearing Technology for Thrust and Journal Applications, R. T. Knox (2003).
  11. Two Case Studies for the use of PTFE Thrust Bearings in Hydropower, R. T. Knox and J. E. L. Simmons (2002).
  12. Test Results for PTFE-Faced Thrust Pads, with Direct Comparison Against Babbitt-Faced Pads and Correlation with Analysis, C. M. Ettles, J. H. Ferguson, D. Horner and R. T. Knox (2002).
  13. Self-Contained Bearings for Special Applications – 3 Case Studies, J. E. L. Simmons (2002).
  14. The Development of a PTFE Faced Thrust Bearing for Dinorwid Pumped Storage Power Station, R. T. Knox and W. O. Moss (2000).
  15. Developments in Hydro Generator Thrust Bearings, R. T. Knox (1999).
  16. The Development of PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) – Faced Hydrodynamic Thrust Bearings for Hydro Generator Application in the UK, R. T. Knox, W. O. Moss and J. E. L. Simmons (1998).
  17. The Development of PTFE Faced Thrust Bearings for Hydro Generator Power Plant, R. T. Knox (1998).
  18. PTFE Thrust Bearings for Hydro Generators and Their Application to Dinorwig & Ffestiniog Pumped Storage Power Plants UK, R. T. Knox and W. O. Moss (1998).
  19. PTFE Faced Thrust Bearings – State of the Art Review and Hydro-Generator Application in the UK, R. T. Knox, W. O. Moss and J. E. L. Simmons (1997).
  20. Performance Experiments with a 200 mm Offset Pivot Journal Pad Bearing, C. D. Lawrence and E. L. Simmons (1996).
  21. The Shrouded Ring Bearing – An Advance for Large, High Performance, Self-Contained Systems, S. D. Advani and J. E. L. Simmons (1995).
  22. Air Cooled Bearings for Use with High Speed Electric Motors, D. Horner and J. E. L. Simmons (1995).
  23. New Horizons for Vertical Shaft Bearings, World Pumps (1993).
  24. Effect of Load Direction, Preload, Clearance Ratio and Oil Flow on the Performance of a 200 mm Journal Pad Bearing, S. J. Dixon and J. E. L. Simmons (1993).
  25. Advances in Oil Lubricated Plain Bearings for High Speed Applications, R. T. Knox and J. E. L. Simmons (1993).
  26. Tilting Pad Journal Bearings – Measured and Predicted Stiffness Coefficients, D. W. Parkins and D. Horner (1992).
  27. The Comparative Performance of Energy Efficient, Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings for High Speed Applications, S. D. Advani and J. E. L. Simmons (1992).
  28. Energy Cost Reduction in Tilting Pad Thrust Bearings, S.D. Advani and J. E. L. Simmons (1992).
  29. Naval Thrust Bearings, N. Henderson and J. E. L. Simmons (1989).
  30. Large Low Maintenance Horizontal Turbine Bearings a Design Case Study from a Remote Installation in Africa, J. Jackson and J. E. L. Simmons (1989).
  31. Advances in Bearing Design for Remote Hydro Power Locations, J. E. L. Simmons (1988).
  32. Michell and the Development of Tilting Pad Bearings, S.D. Advani and J. E. L. Simmons (1987).
  33. Measurements of Maximum Temperature in Tilting-Pad Thrust Bearings, S. D. Advani, D. Horner and J.E.L Simmons (1986).
  34. Some Standard and Special Self Contained Bearing Designs, S. D. Advani and J. E. L. Simmons (1984)
  35. Performance of Self-Contained, Vertical-Shaft, Thrust Bearings, A. Rose and K. R. Brockwell (1976).
  36. The Institute of Marine Engineers, A. Rose (1967).