Accession Number : ADP000728

Title :   A Computer Code for Performance of Spur Gears,


Personal Author(s) : Wang,K. L. ; Cheng,H. S.

Report Date : JAN 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : In spur gears both performance and failure predictions are known to be strongly dependent on the variation of load, lubricant film thickness, and total flash or contact temperature of the contacting point as it moves along the contact path. The need of an accurate tool for predicting these variables has prompted the development of a computer code based on recent findings in EHL and on finite-element methods. This paper gives a brief summary of the analyses and some typical results to illustrate effects of gear geometry, velocity, load, lubricant viscosity, and surface convective heat transfer coefficient on the performance of spur gears.

Descriptors :   *Gears, *Transmissions(Mechanical), *Aircraft engines, *Computerized simulation, *Symposia, Technology transfer, Loads(Forces), Dynamic loads, Lubricants, Thickness, Surface temperature, Geometry, Performance(Engineering), Computer programs, Research management, Army aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE