Estimating Gear Teeth Stiffness

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The estimation of gear stiffness is important for determining the load distribution between the gear teeth when two sets of teeth are in contact. Two factors have a major influence on the stiffness; firstly the boundary condition through the gear rim size included in the stiffness calculation and secondly the size of the contact. In the FE calculation the true gear tooth root profile is applied. The meshing stiffness’s of gears are highly non-linear, it is however found that the stiffness of an individual tooth can
be expressed in a linear form assuming that the contact length is constant.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 26th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics
EditorsA. Logg, K.-A. Mardal, A. Massing
PublisherCenter for Biomedical Computing, Simula Research Laboratory
Publication date2013
ISBN (Print)978-82-92593-12-7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event26th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics - Oslo, Norway
Duration: 23 Oct 201325 Oct 2013
Conference number: 26


Conference26th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics
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