Gearbox Terminology

  ► Pitch circle:  It is the imaginary circle that rolls without slip with a pitch circle of a mating gear . ► Pitch Point:   It is the point of tangency of two pitch circles and is on the line-of-centers. The pitch point of...
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Fundamental Of Gearing

The motion and power transmitted by gear is kinematically equivalent to that transmitted by friction wheel.   Consider two circular wheels A & B mounted on two parallel shafts and the wheels are pressed  against each other. Shafts are mounted on anti-friction bearings.   When...
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