Ben Sheen is currently an Engineering Specialist within Eaton, Corporation's Vehicle Group Materials and Power Transfer Systems CoE located in Galesburg, Michigan. He started his career with Eaton in 2004 as a Manufacturing Engineer at the Heavy-Duty Transmission plant in Shenandoah, Iowa. In 2011, he began his current role within the Vehicle Group CoE as a gear designer, working on projects such as light, medium, and heavy-duty transmissions, differentials, and superchargers. Ben is certified within Eaton as a Six Sigma Blackbelt, and has also received his Shainin RedX® Apprentice certification. He joined the AGMA Vehicle Gearing committee in 2014. (Bio last updated 2016-07-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)
Articles by Benjamin Sheen
- Influence of Hobbing Tool Generating Scallops on Root Fillet Stress Concentrations (July 2016)
While designing gear and spline teeth, the root fillet area and the corresponding maximum tensile stress are primary design considerations for the gear designer. Root fillet tensile stress may be calculated using macro-geometry values such as module, minor diameter, effective fillet radius, face width, etc.