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A comparison of an analytical and FEA approach in determining thermal lead correction for high-speed gears

For high-speed applications, gears of large dimensions and high-power density are used. Temperature distribution in those rotors is much different […]

Load intensity distribution factor evaluation from strain gauges at the gear root

Strain gauges are commonly used to obtain the load intensity distribution on the flank of a gear mesh. The standard […]

Predicting Gear Sliding Losses

Gearbox efficiency is becoming increasingly important for vehicle manufacturers to help achieve their overall fuel savings goals. Enhancing gearbox efficiency […]

Lubrication and its role in gear-failure analysis

When gears fail, it is most often due to fatigue and overloading. The most common form of distress and failure […]

New standardized calculation method of the tooth flank fracture load capacity of bevel and hypoid gears

Bevel and hypoid gears are widespread in automotive, industrial, marine and aeronautical applications for transmitting power between crossed axles. Future […]

Reliability of gears: Determination of statistically validated material strength numbers

One of the most important goals when designing a gearbox is to ensure a sufficient reliability in operation. Depending on […]

A New Standard in Gear Inspection

In the June 2005 issue of Gear Solutions magazine we presented an article entitled “An Elementary Guide to Gear Inspection.” […]

Determining the Source of Gear Whine Noise

Gear whine noise, particularly in consumer products such as motor vehicles and appliances, is an important and annoying problem. This […]

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