A finite elements-based contact model is developed to predict load distribution along the spline joint interfaces; effects of spline misalignment are investigated along with intentional lead crowning of the contacting surfaces. The effects of manufacturing tooth indexing error on spline load distributions are demonstrated by using the proposed model.
When, in 1980, OSU professor Donald R. Houser created the Gear and Power Transmission Research Laboratory - then known as the Gear Dynamics and Gear and Power Transmission Laboratory (GearLab) - he did so with the seed money provided
by just three companies. Thirty-three years out, the lab has continued to grow, impress and—most importantly - succeed; it now boasts a roster of some 50 sponsoring companies and government agencies.
October 5-8, 1986 AGMA Fall technical Conference & Gearing Exhibit
September 17-19, 1986 Ohio State University Gear Noise Seminar
November 11-13, 1986 SME Gear Processing and Manufacturing Clinic
November 19-21, 1986 Seminar: Gear System Design for Minimum Noise