Article | Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany | Modelling of Elastic Gearboxes Using a Generalized Gear Contact Model

Title:
Modelling of Elastic Gearboxes Using a Generalized Gear Contact Model
Author:
Franciscus van der Linden: German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
DOI:
10.3384/ecp12076303
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Year:
2012
Conference:
Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany
Issue:
076
Article no.:
031
Pages:
303-310
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-11-19
ISBN:
978-91-7519-826-2
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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The object of this paper is to present an universal model that describes the gear contact between two gears in a planar environment. The model includes elastic effects between the gear wheels. Using this model it is possible to create arbitrary spur gear connections as well as all kinds of epicyclic gearing configurations by supplying the proper external constraints. The presented model is implementated in the Modelica language and Dymola is used to do the simulations.

Keywords: Elasticity; Gearbox; Epicyclic Gearing; System Modeling

Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Franciscus van der Linden
Title:
Modelling of Elastic Gearboxes Using a Generalized Gear Contact Model
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076303
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Proceedings of the 9th International MODELICA Conference; September 3-5; 2012; Munich; Germany

Author:
Franciscus van der Linden
Title:
Modelling of Elastic Gearboxes Using a Generalized Gear Contact Model
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp12076303
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