Course No. 26
Gears and Gearing – Spur Gears
Identification of spur gears and their parts; measuring the commonly used dimensions on spur gears; using pitch gauges; calculation of pitch diameter by formula; using tables of standard keyways and set screws; selecting a gear from gear tables and catalogs; and identification of pressure angle, style, material of construction, and stock gears.
Prerequisites: Ability to read engineering drawings and perform simple arithmetic calculations using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals