This book presents practical gearbox design and application information to individuals responsible for the specification and operation of mechanical systems incorporating gear drives. It focuses on parallel shaft and planetary units using spur and helical gearing.
1. Types of Gear Drives: Arrangements, Tooth Forms 2. Gear Tooth Design 3. Gearbox Rating 4. Bearings and Seals 5. Lubrication Systems 6. Materials and heat Treatments 7. Manufacturing Methods 8. Gearbox Economics 9. Planetary Gear Trains 10. Gearbox Installation: Mounting, Alignment, Couplings 11. Gear Unit Operation: Testing, Startup, Condition Monitoring 12. Maintenance and Failure Analysis: Scheduled Maintenance Actions