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**Design, generation and TCA of new type of asymmetric face-gear drive with modified geometry.**
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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.

Reviewer: G.Ciobanaşu (Iaşi)

### MSC:

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 |

### Keywords:

modified geometry; helicopter transmissions; double-crowned pinion; meshing; contact; stress analysis; finite element method; asymmetric face-gear drives### Software:

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\textit{F. L. Litvin} et al., Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Eng. 190, No. 43--44, 5837--5865 (2001; Zbl 0999.70005)

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