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Noncircular Gears. Design and Generation

Noncircular gear book coverWritten by:

  • Faydor L. Litvin, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA
  • Alfonso Fuentes, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), SPAIN
  • Ignacio González-Pérez, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), SPAIN
  • Kenichi Yahasaka, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., JAPAN

Published by Cambridge University Press, September 14, 2009. ISBN: 978-0521761703.

Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation represents the extension of the modern theory of gearing applied to the design and manufacture of the main types of noncircular gears: conventional and modified elliptical gears, eccentric gears, oval gears, gears with lobes, and twisted gears. This book is enhanced by updated theoretical description of the methods of generation of noncircular gears by enveloping methods similar to those applied to the generation of circular gears. Noncircular Gears: Design and Generation also offers new developments directed to extend the application of noncircular gears for output speed variation and generation of functions. Numerous numerical examples show the application of the developed theory. This book aims to extend the application of noncircular gear drives in mechanisms and industry.

 

 
Gear Geometry and Applied Theory, Second Edition

Written by Gear geometry and applied theory, second edition, book coverProf. Faydor L. Litvin, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Prof. Alfonso Fuentes, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT), Cartagena, Spain. Published by Cambridge University Press, September 2004. ISBN: 9780521815178. DOI: 10.2277/0521815177. 816 pages and 560 b/w illus.

This revised and expanded edition covers the theory, design, geometry and manufacture of all types of gears and gear drives. This is an invaluable reference for designers, theoreticians, students, and manufacturers. This edition includes advances in gear theory, gear manufacturing, and computer simulation. Among the new topics are:

  1. New geometry for modified spur and helical gears, face-gear drives, and cycloidal pumps.
  2. New design approaches for one stage planetary gear trains and spiral bevel gear drives.
  3. An enhanced approach for stress analysis of gear drives with FEM.
  4. New methods of grinding face gear drives, generating double crowned pinions, and improved helical gear shaving.
  5. Broad application of simulation of meshing and TCA.
  6. New theories on the simulation of meshing for multi-body systems, detection of cases wherein the contact line on generating surfaces may have its own envelope, and detection and avoidance of singularities of generated surfaces.

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Gear Geometry and Applied Theory, Romanian Edition

Gear geometry romanian edition book coverRomanian edition of the book Gear Geometry and Applied Theory, 2nd Edition. Translated into Romanian by Professor Dr.-Eng. Vencel-Iosif Csibi as main coordinator, together with Dr.-Eng. Mugurel Liviu Sârbu, Dr.-Eng. Dorin Herciu, and Dr.-Eng. Mihai Sudrijan. The book was published  by Cluj-Napoca, Dacia, in 2009 (ISBN: 978-973-35-2458-8).

We express our deep gratitude to Professor Vencel Csibi and his team for the outstanding job made for the translation of the original version in English of the book. We appreciate very much their effort as well as for following our ideas and use the book as primary reference for their university students.