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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. August 2013, 135(8): 084501.
Paper No: MD-12-1439
Published Online: July 20, 2013
...Fisseha M. Alemayehu; Stephen Ekwaro-Osire 1 Part of this paper was presented at the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Nov. 9–15, Houston, TX. 2 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Power Transmission and Gearing Committee of ASME...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2012, 134(4): 041004.
Published Online: March 19, 2012
...Marco Gabiccini; Alessio Artoni; Massimo Guiggiani In this paper, we set out to investigate the performances of some algorithms proposed in the gear literature for identifying the machine-tool settings required to obtain predesigned gear tooth surface topographies, or needed to compensate for flank...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 011005.
Published Online: January 4, 2012
...T. H. Choi; M. S. Kim; G. S. Lee; S. Y. Jung; J. H. Bae; C. Kim In the case of internal gear pumps, the eccentricity of the outer rotor, which resembles a circular lobe, must be limited to a certain value in order to avoid the formation of cusps and loops; furthermore, the tip width of the inner...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2011, 133(12): 121009.
Published Online: December 9, 2011
... formulae whose validity depends on two different flow regimes characterized via a critical Reynolds number. Based on some new measurements for transient operating conditions, it has been found that the separation in two regimes may be not accurate enough for wide-faced gears and high temperatures...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2011, 133(12): 121007.
Published Online: December 9, 2011
...Alessio Artoni; Marco Gabiccini; Massimo Guiggiani; Ahmet Kahraman Microgeometry optimization has become an important phase of gear design that can remarkably enhance gear performance. For spiral bevel and hypoid gears, microgeometry is typically represented by ease-off topography. The optimal ease...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2011, 133(12): 121003.
Published Online: December 9, 2011
... amplitudes of a hypoid gear pair. The new CNC hypoid generators have made it possible to perform this nonlinear correction motions for the cutting of the face-milled hypoid gears. An algorithm is developed for the execution of motions on the CNC hypoid generator for the generation of face-milled hypoid gear...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111006.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
...Wei-Liang Chen; Chung-Biau Tsay Based on the previously developed mathematical model of a series of recess action (RA) worm gear drive (i.e., semi RA, full RA, and standard proportional tooth types) with double-depth teeth, the tooth contact analysis (TCA) technique is utilized to investigate...
Topics: Worm gears
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 114501.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
...Robert F. Handschuh; Andrew J. Zakrajsek A preliminary study has been completed to determine the feasibility of using high-pressure angle gears in aeronautic and space applications. Tests were conducted in the NASA GRC Spur Gear Test Facility at speeds up to 10,000 rpm and 73 N m (648 in. lb...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 091004.
Published Online: September 9, 2011
...Yang Fuchun; Zhou Jutao; Zhou Xiaojun; Zhu Hongqing Planetary gears are widely used in automotive and aerospace applications. Traditionally, automatic transmissions have four forward speeds, which can be achieved by using two planes of single pinion (sun-pinion-ring) planetary gear sets. Recently...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 094502.
Published Online: September 7, 2011
...Chao Chen An analytical expression for the total efficiency of the Simpson gear train is derived using virtual power analysis. This expression is consistent with intuition when the total efficiency is 100%. Power flow analysis shows that there are no internal power circulation and amplification...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 091002.
Published Online: September 7, 2011
...Qi Fan In the blank design of spiral bevel and hypoid gears, the face cone is defined as an imaginary cone tangent to the tops of the teeth. Traditionally, the face cone element or generatrix is a straight line. On the other hand, the tooth root lines, which are traced by the blade tips...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 084501.
Published Online: August 10, 2011
...Pei-Yu Wang; Sih-Ci Fan; Zi-Gui Huang A significant portion of the research on spiral bevel gear focused on contact stress and assembly flexibility (V and H check) values, while only a few studies investigated the relationship between transmission errors and rotational speed. This paper addresses...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 085001.
Published Online: August 8, 2011
... was also realized, using the finite elements method (FEM), for the most critical cases of conjugate gear action (one, two, or three pairs of teeth in contact). The results showed that cycloid discs are rather uniformly loaded, justifying the design solution presented here. Experimental analysis...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2011, 133(7): 071006.
Published Online: July 8, 2011
...M. A. Hotait; A. Kahraman; T. Nishino In this study, the impact of misalignments on root stresses of hypoid gear sets is investigated experimentally and theoretically. An experimental set-up designed to allow operation of a hypoid gear pair under loaded quasi-static conditions with various types...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2011, 133(6): 061004.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...Liu Dawei; Ren Tingzhi In order to obtain the nonsinusoidal oscillation wave of continuous caster molds, a vibration generator comprised of an eccentric shaft and a new kind of noncircular gears called deformed limacon gear pair is proposed. The pitch curve equations of limacon gears are described...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2011, 133(5): 051008.
Published Online: June 8, 2011
...Anngwo Wang; Seth Gitnes; Lotfi El-Bayoumy The instantaneous efficiency of an epicyclic gear rotary actuator is an important factor in sizing flight control systems where compound epicyclic gear trains are typically used. The efficiency variation can be smooth or fluctuating depending...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2011, 133(5): 051004.
Published Online: June 6, 2011
... and demonstrates that the conjugating tooth profile should be a three-dimensional surface because of the cup deformation. The use of spur gears on both flexspline and circular spline will cause excessive interference and excessive deformation will become necessary to overcome the interference. Since no-load...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031010.
Published Online: March 10, 2011
...P. Velex; J. Bruyère; D. R. Houser Some theoretical developments are presented, which lead to approximate analytical results on quasi-static transmission errors valid for low and high contact ratio spur and helical gears. Based on a multidegree-of-freedom gear model, a unique scalar equation...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031007.
Published Online: March 1, 2011
...Chao Chen; Teck Teh Liang Epicyclic gear train is a fundamental form of mechanical transmission with broad applications. Efficiency study of these trains is critical to design, optimization, and operation. It is known that the efficiencies of these systems are highly related to the internal power...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031002.
Published Online: February 22, 2011
...Giorgio Figliolini; Jorge Angeles A general formulation of the synthesis of the pitch cones of a pair of N -lobed elliptical bevel gears and the pitch surface of its conjugate crown-rack is proposed. In particular, two pitch cones and the pitch surface of their crown-rack are obtained for any...