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Vectors in Gear Design

The article "Vectors in Gear Design" appeared in the July/August 1999 issue of Gear Technology.

Friction weighs heavily on loads that the supporting journals of gear trains must withstand. Not only does mesh friction, especially in worm gear drives, affect journal loading, but also the friction within the journal reflects back on the loads required of the mesh itself.

Gear Design, Worm Gears

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