AGMA Design Basics for Spur and Helical Gears

(April 8, 2021)This online, virtual course will teach attendees how to develop and understand gear drive application specifications and target performance expectations. Review, select and calculate basic gear terminology variables and design parameters which define tooth bending and contact rating safety factors. Learn how to fit new gear design and ratio into existing center distance. Use commercially available software to calculate and optimize gear set power density through application of profile shift, accuracy, material and heat treatment. Review other gear design related factors of operating noise level, efficiency, lubrication, micropitting. The class is taught by Terry Klaves.