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Estimation of gear tooth deflection by the finite element method

Muthukumar, R and Raghavan, MR (1987) Estimation of gear tooth deflection by the finite element method. In: Mechanism and Machine Theory, 22 (2). pp. 177-181.

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The finite element method (FEM) is used to determine for pitch-point, mid-point and tip loading, the deflection curve of a Image 1 diamentral pitch (DP) standard spur gear tooth corresponding to number of teeth of 14, 21, 26 and 34. In all these cases the deflection of the gear tooth at the point of loading obtained by FEM is in good agreement with the experimental value. The contraflexure in the deflection curve at the point of loading observed experimentally in the cases of pitch-point and mid-point loading, is predicted correctly by the FEM analysis.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Mechanism and Machine Theory
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2009 09:12
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:37
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/21371

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