Influence of the phase in planetary gears load sharing and transmission error

  • J. Sanchez-EspigaEmail author
  • A. Fernandez-del-Rincon
  • M. Iglesias
  • F. Viadero
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 73)


This work studies the influence of different geometrical configurations, which modify the mesh phasing and planet spacing of a planetary gear set, and its impact on the load sharing and transmission error in a three-planet planetary gear set. Geometry affects the performance of the gear set and therefore it has its influence in the behaviour of the transmission such as load sharing and transmission error, which are the focus of this work. At the same time, it is important to study the influence of different loads and therefore the incidence of the flexibility of the different elements that are part of the transmission.


meshing phase load sharing transmission error non-floating sun planetary transmission power level 


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The authors would like to acknowledge Project DPI2017-85390-P funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy, Industry, and Competitiveness for supporting this research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Sanchez-Espiga
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Fernandez-del-Rincon
    • 1
  • M. Iglesias
    • 1
  • F. Viadero
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpt. Structural and Mechanical EngineeringETSIIT University of CantabriaSantanderSpain

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