Virtual Manufacturing of Transmission Elements: A Case Study with Gears

  • Kaushik Kumar
  • Divya Zindani
  • J. Paulo Davim
Part of the Materials Forming, Machining and Tribology book series (MFMT)


Manufacturing of some of the mechanical components is a complicated task even with the technical know-how of the component. One such mechanical component is gear. The complication is further aggravated with the representation of the drawing in 2D sketches as it becomes difficult to comprehend the complex profiles and the arrangements for manufacturing using the 2D drawings. The problem can be addressed using the technology of virtual manufacturing. The present chapter is an attempt to simulate the gear manufacturing process with much of the emphasis on the formation of the chip during the manufacturing process. The chip formation process has been depicted using the disc type form cutter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringBirla Institute of TechnologyMesra, RanchiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologySilcharIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal

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