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dc.contributor.authorMushiri, Tawanda-
dc.contributor.authorMbohwa, Charles-
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-11T12:17:11Z-
dc.date.available2016-05-11T12:17:11Z-
dc.date.issued2015-09-
dc.identifier.citationMushiri, T., & Mbohwa, C. (2015). Analysis of a gear train using finite element modelling. Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Operations Excellence and Service Engineering, Florida, USA.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10646/2613-
dc.description2015 International Conference on Operations Excellence and Service Engineering Conference Proceedingen_US
dc.description.abstractHere the theoretical maximum contact stress is calculated by Hertz equation. Also the finite element analysis of spur gear is done to determine the maximum contact stress by ANSYS 14.5. It was found that the results from both Hertz equation and Finite Element Analysis are comparable. From the deformation pattern of steel and grey cast iron, it could be concluded that difference between the maximum values of steel and grey CI gear deformation is very less. The simulation results have good agreement with the theoretical results, which implies that the model is correct. This study provides a sound foundation for future studies on contact stresses. The model is applied onto commercial FEA software ANSYS. Simulation results were compared and confirmed by the theoretical calculation data. According to these results, we can draw the conclusion; it was found out that the numerically obtained values of stress distributions were in good agreement with the theoretical results.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipIndustrial Engineering and Operations Management Society (IEOM Society)en_US
dc.language.isoen_ZWen_US
dc.publisherIndustrial Engineering and Operations Management Society (IEOM Society)en_US
dc.subjectGear trainen_US
dc.subjectansysen_US
dc.subjectfinite element analysisen_US
dc.subjectsimulationen_US
dc.subjectmodellingen_US
dc.titleAnalysis of a gear train using finite element modellingen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
dc.contributor.authoremailtawanda.mushiri@gmail.comen_US
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