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Phase Management as a Strategy to Reduce Gear Whine in Idler Gear Sets - April 2020

Robert White and Pravin Patil

The article "Phase Management as a Strategy to Reduce Gear Whine in Idler Gear Sets" appeared in the April 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
This work explains why some idler sets produce so much gear whine. While transmission error must be managed, there is another tool in the gear whine management toolbox.

Keywords
gear whine, noise, NVH, idler gears, phased mesh, phase management, gears

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