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Gear Design Software, Engineer Beware - February 2014

Jack McGuinn

The article "Gear Design Software, Engineer Beware" appeared in the February 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
When software goes bad, what do we call it? System failure? Human failure? A virus? A number of words will work. How about this? Glitch. It has that onomatopoeic quality that fairly screams, Downtime! And with good reason -- software-generated miscalculations can have very expensive -- if not perilous -- repercussions.

Keywords
gears, design, software, AK Gears, Dontyne Systems, Excel Gear, Geartech, KISSsoft AG

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