Design, generation and TCA of new type of asymmetric face-gear drive with modified geometry. (English) Zbl 0999.70005

The authors proposed and study new types of face-gear drives in transmissions, particularly in helicopter transmissions. The new geometry differs from the existing by application of asymmetric profiles and double-crowned pinion of the drive. This article covers computerized design, simulations of meshing and contact, and stress analysis by finite element method. The authors also develop computer programs for the design of conventional and new asymmetric face-gear drives. The research is illustrated with numerical examples.


70B15 Kinematics of mechanisms and robots
70-08 Computational methods for problems pertaining to mechanics of particles and systems
74M15 Contact in solid mechanics
74S05 Finite element methods applied to problems in solid mechanics


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