Gears and Gearing – Spur Gears - Course No 26

Spur gear identification, measurement and sizing.

Course No. 26

8 hours

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

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