Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation

Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation

by Faydor L. Litvin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521761700

ISBN-13: 9780521761703

Pub. Date: 10/31/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation represents the extension of the modern theory of gearing applied to the design and manufacture of the main types of noncircular gears: conventional and modified elliptical gears, eccentric gears, oval gears, gears with lobes, and twisted gears. This book is enhanced by updated theoretical description of the methods

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Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation represents the extension of the modern theory of gearing applied to the design and manufacture of the main types of noncircular gears: conventional and modified elliptical gears, eccentric gears, oval gears, gears with lobes, and twisted gears. This book is enhanced by updated theoretical description of the methods of generation of noncircular gears by enveloping methods similar to those applied to the generation of circular gears. Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation also offers new developments directed to extend the application of noncircular gears for output speed variation and generation of functions. Numerous numerical examples show the application of the developed theory. This book aims to extend the application of noncircular gear drives in mechanisms and industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521761703
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2009
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to theory of gearing, design, and generation of noncircular gears; 2. Centrodes of noncircular gears; 3. Evolutes and involutes; 4. Elliptical gears and gear drives; 5. Generation of planar and helical elliptical gears; 6. Design of gear drives formed by eccentric circular gear and conjugated noncircular gear; 7. Design of internal noncircular gears; 8. Application for design of planetary gear train with noncircular and circular gears; 9. Transformation of rotation into translation with variation of gear ratio; 10. Tandem design of mechanisms for function generation and output speed variation; 11. Additional numerical problems.

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