Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Allocation of Gear Tolerances to Minimize Gearbox Noise Variability

Buy Article:

$30.00 + tax (Refund Policy)

We consider a gearbox fitted out with a single helical gear and a housing with only one elastic face which radiates noise. For a gearbox manufactured in large number, a high noise level variability can result from variability of geometry faults induced by tolerances on each gear design parameter. In this paper, this noise variability is assumed to be induced by only tolerances on two gear design parameters: profile and helix angle. Two main issues are addressed here: the first goal is to rank the influences of each geometrical parameter and to analyze their interaction on the total radiated sound power with a full factorial experiments and a variance analysis. The second issue consists of an estimation of the mean value and the standard deviation for noise level using a modified Taguchi's method. For two quality classes of the gear, the obtained results reveal a predominance of helix angle error on the variability of the radiated sound power. Furthermore, interaction between the two studied parameters has been demonstrated.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: January 1, 2001

More about this publication?
  • Acta Acustica united with Acustica, published together with the European Acoustics Association (EAA), is an international, peer-reviewed journal on acoustics. It publishes original articles on all subjects in the field of acoustics, such as general linear acoustics, nonlinear acoustics, macrosonics, flow acoustics, atmospheric sound, underwater sound, ultrasonics, physical acoustics, structural acoustics, noise control, active control, environmental noise, building acoustics, room acoustics, acoustic materials, acoustic signal processing, computational and numerical acoustics, hearing, audiology and psychoacoustics, speech, musical acoustics, electroacoustics, auditory quality of systems. It reports on original scientific research in acoustics and on engineering applications. The journal considers scientific papers, technical and applied papers, book reviews, short communications, doctoral thesis abstracts, etc. In irregular intervals also special issues and review articles are published.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Online User License
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more