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Viability of gear manufacture without specialized machines
EC: Edgerton Center
Involute gears for power transmission have typically been manufactured with specialized expensive machines. Exploring gear manufacture and validation with on campus CNC machines as available and benchmarking against traditional hobbing and shaping, a student will design, manufacture, harden, and test steel gears, and report results on overall cost/performance.
CAD, Solidworks preferred Mechanical assembly Measurement & Instrumentation