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Diametral Pitch Calculation - April 2015

Alex Kapelevich

The article "Diametral Pitch Calculation" appeared in the April 2015 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Circular pitch gives me the size of the teeth in my mind, but diametral pitch does not. What is the purpose of the diametral pitch concept? Does it merely avoid pi in calculation?

Keywords
geometry, gear design, pitch, AKGears

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