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An active forming grinding method for cylindrical involute gears based on a second-order transmission error model

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2019    |    PP. 1-14    |PDF (1211 K)|    Pub. Date: March 23, 2019
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Gang Li, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, USA

An active form-grinding method is proposed to obtain excellent and stable contact performance of cylindrical gears by designing modification forms based on a predesigned controllable second-order transmission error function. First of all, a predesigned second-order transmission error polynomial function is assigned to the gear drive. Mathematical models of modified tooth surfaces that can describe their local deviation and ease-off topography are then obtained with the predesigned second-order transmission error function. Moreover, the form-grinding wheel’s profile equation, the coordinate transformation matrix during form-grinding, and settings of computer numerical control form-grinding programs for this active design method can be determined. This approach is ultimately conducted on three involute cylindrical gear pairs to demonstrate its feasibility and effectiveness.

Cylindrical gears; Second-order transmission error; Active design; Form-grinding

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Gang Li, An active forming grinding method for cylindrical involute gears based on a second-order transmission error model, SCIREA Journal of Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 2 , No. 1 , 2019 , pp. 1 - 14 .


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