Tooth tips

Enjoy my column in Gear Solutions Magazine which offers tips to gear heads like me.

Calculating the Weighted Average Load and Life for Bearings
When considering gearbox applications, conditions for data points vary and all must be considered; August, 2017. Read here.

A Brief Overview of Splines
Splines must be properly sized and designed in order to ensure the proper torque capacity and operation; July, 2017. Read here.

Non-Design Engineering Considerations
Design engineers should contemplate non-design engineering considerations while designing a gearbox or any other component; June, 2017. Read here.

Designing Quiet Gears
The gear design phase is the easiest, least costly, and most effective way to influence gear noise; May, 2017. Read here

Designing High Contact-Ratio Gears
While there are many ways to design high contact-ratio gears, the following explains one design method that could be used; April, 2017. Read here.

Achieving Gear Box Design Excellence
Simplicity and engineering judgment help ensure successful gearbox designs; March, 2017. Read here.

Micropitting
Calculating EHL film thickness is one way that can help evaluate the relative risk of micropitting related to lubrication, which plays an important role; February, 2017. Read here

Achieving Gear Design Success
When evaluating a new or existing spur gear design, there are important areas that should be evaluated; January, 2017. Read here.

Requirements for Gear Design
Learn about the steps to help ensure a successful gearbox is designed and specified, and all of the customer’s desired attributes and design inputs are met; December, 2016. Read here.