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Dynamic Analysis of a Multi-Shaft Helical Gear Transmission by Finite Elements: Model and Experiment

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M. Kubur

The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606

A. Kahraman

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

D. M. Zini, K. Kienzle

General Motors Gear Center, Wixom, MI 48393

J. Vib. Acoust 126(3), 398-406 (Jul 30, 2004) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1760561 History: Received April 01, 2003; Revised December 01, 2003; Online July 30, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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A counter-shaft system having N shafts, N−1 gear meshes and nb rolling element bearings
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Three-dimensional dynamic model of a helical gear pair
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Definition of shaft position angles
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Definition of phase angle γ(j−1)(j)
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Gear dynamics test machine
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A pair of helical test gears
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(a) Encoder-based and (b) accelerometer-based gear transmission error measurement systems
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Dynamic model of the experimental helical gear system
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Comparison of the predicted and measured DTE forced response of the test gear pair with ICR=1.6 at (a) 150 Nm and (b) 250 Nm
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Comparison of the predicted and measured DTE forced response of the test gear pair with ICR=1.4 at 150 Nm
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Dynamic model of the example system
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Dynamic gear mesh force amplitudes Fm1 and Fm2 of the example system
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Influence of the length of the second shaft on the dynamic gear mesh force amplitudes Fm2
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Influence of shaft angle α34 on Fbx of the second bearing of the second shaft
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Influence of bearing stiffness coefficients Kθyθy=Kθxθx on Fm2
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Influence of gear hand configurations on Fby of the second bearing of the second shaft

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