Estimation of Reference Misalignment of a Spur Gear and its Application to Profile and Lead Measurement

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Xiaogen Su

Emerson Electric (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Copeland Scroll Compressor Plante-mail: xgsu@copeland-corp.com

Chia-Hsiang Menq, Donald R. Houser

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 206 W. 18th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210e-mail: houser.4@osu.edu

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 124(2), 333-340 (Apr 29, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1455029 History: Received March 01, 2000; Revised September 01, 2001; Online April 29, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Four teeth lead inspection charts and the average leads of a spur gear (left side)
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Coordinate system used in involute gear inspection
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Teeth numbering and notation of left and right flanks
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Topographical deviation chart of a tooth flank due to the reference misalignment
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Profile and lead traces of four teeth of a spur gear that has both eccentricity and wobble (simulation)
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Four teeth profile inspection charts and the average profiles of a spur gear (left side)



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