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Manual of Gear Design (Revised) Combined Edition: Volumes 1, 2, & 3, 3rd Edition

  • Holbrook L. Horton
  • Earle Buckingham
  • ISBN-10: 0831102225
  • ISBN-13: 9780831102227
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 1981
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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About the Product

This effective manual conveniently gathers together the necessary information required for solving a majority of gear problems.


  • The first section contains tables and information on calculating gear rations, as well as tables of factors and involute functions.

  • The second section covers subjects on spur and internal gears

  • The third section focuses on information pertaining to helical and spiral gears

Table of Contents

Volume One
Chapter 1: Use of Tables for Change Gear Calculations
Chapter 2: Tables of Consecutive Factorable Numbers
Chapter 3: Brocot's Tables
Chapter 4: Important Considerations in Computing Gear Trains
Chapter 5: Mathematical Tables

Volume Two
Chapter 1: Nomenclature and Symbols
Chapter 2: Plane Trigonometry
Chapter 3: Involute Trigonometry
Chapter 4: Design of Spur Gear Teeth
Chapter 5: Design of Internal Gear Teeth
Chapter 6: Backlash
Chapter 7: Gear Tooth Loads
Chapter 8: Appendix
Chapter 9: Analytical Calculation of Y
Chapter 10: Design of Gear Drives for Extreme Conditions
Chapter 11: Accelerated Life Tests
Chapter 12: How Design Errors Influence the Functioning of Gear Trains
Chapter 13: US-Metric Terminology

Volume Three
Chapter 1: Terms, Symbols and Definitions
Chapter 2: Helical Gear Mathematics
Chapter 3: Design of Helical Gear Teeth, parallel shafts
Chapter 4: Recess Action Gears
Chapter 5: Internal Helical Gear Drives
Chapter 6: Planetary Gears
Chapter 7: End Thrust and Bearing Loads
Chapter 8: Backlash
Chapter 9: Helical Gear Tooth Loads
Chapter 10: Spiral Gears
Chapter 11: Spiral Gears Mathematics
Chapter 12: Design of Spiral Gears
Chapter 13: Load Carrying Capacity of Spiral Gears