Matt Glass is currently a Lead Engineer within Eaton, Corporation's Vehicle Group Materials and Power Transfer CoE located in Galesburg, Michigan. He started his career with Eaton in 2004 as a VAVE Engineer for Heavy-Duty Transmission in Galesburg, MI. In 2006, he transitioned to Vehicle Group CoE as a Bearing Engineer, working on various projects for light, medium, and heavy-duty transmissions, differentials, actuators in Aerospace applications and superchargers. In 2013, he moved to his current role as Gear Engineer supporting current product transmission applications, providing gear manufacturing plant support, as well as, supporting bearing design activities. Matt is certified within Eaton as a Six Sigma Greenbelt. (Bio last updated 2016-07-01 Contact Randy Stott, Managing Editor, with changes.)
Articles by Matt Glass
- 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.