Springer Series in Solid and Structural Mechanics

Gears

Volume 1: Geometric and Kinematic Design

Authors: Vullo, Vincenzo

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  • The most advanced reference guide on the state of the art in gear engineering
  • Topics are addressed from a theoretical standpoint, but without losing sight of the physical phenomena that characterize the various types of gears examined
  • The analytical and numerical solutions are formulated so as to be of interest not only to academics, but also to designers who deal with actual engineering problems concerning gears
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The book explores the geometric and kinematic design of the various types of gears most commonly used in practical applications, also considering the problems concerning their cutting processes. The cylindrical spur and helical gears are first considered, determining their main geometric quantities in the light of interference and undercut problems, as well as the related kinematic parameters. Particular attention is paid to the profile shift of these types of gears either generated by rack-type cutter or by pinion-rack cutter. Among other things, profile-shifted toothing allows to obtain teeth shapes capable of greater strength and more balanced specific sliding, as well as to reduce the number of teeth below the minimum one to avoid the operating interference or undercut. These very important aspects of geometric-kinematic design of cylindrical spur and helical gears are then generalized and extended to the other examined types of gears most commonly used in practical applications, such as: straight bevel gears; crossed helical gears; worm gears; spiral bevel and hypoid gears. Finally, ordinary gear trains, planetary gear trains and face gear drives are discussed.

Includes fully-developed exercises to draw the reader's attention to the problems that are of interest to the designer, as well as to clarify the calculation procedure

Topics are addressed from a theoretical standpoint, but in such a way as not to lose sight of the physical phenomena that characterize the various types of gears which are examined

 The analytical and numerical solutions are formulated so as to be of interest not only to academics, but also to designers who deal with actual engineering problems concerning the gears

About the authors

Vincenzo Vullo was professor at University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy, where he taught Mechanical Design. His main research areas include mechanical structures, analysis of rotors, plates and shells, advanced design in automotive and railway industry and finite element method of analysis. He is author of about 180 scientific papers and he is a member of a number of professional societies, including ASME and SAE.​

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gears
Book Subtitle
Volume 1: Geometric and Kinematic Design
Authors
Series Title
Springer Series in Solid and Structural Mechanics
Series Volume
10
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-36502-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-36502-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-36501-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-36504-2
Series ISSN
2195-3511
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLI, 844
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