Gear Drive Systems
Provides fundamentals and practical application of gear drive systems. Topics include gear types and their usage, installation and adjustment, inspection, and preventive maintenance.
At the end of this course, the student should be able to:
- Select and install gears including proper alignment and adjustment.
- Inspect gears and gearboxes and recognize failure patterns.
- Type of Gears
- Spur gear installation
- Gear Alignment
- Backlash Adjustment
- Speed, Torque, and Gear Ratios
- Installing Gears Using Split Taper Bushings
- Gear Trains
- Helical Gears
- Worms and Worm Gears
- Miter Gears