This book outlines the many advances which have taken place in the development of modern marine gearing and updates gear design, construction, installation and operation. Comprehensive treatment is given to gear hobbing and gear grinding machines; tooth loading and distribution corrections; results of tests and experience with material combinations; single and double-helical gears; gearing configurations; types of epicyclic gears; applications to single and multiple diesel engines; reversing with steam turbines, diesel engines and gas turbines; reversing with epicyclic gearing; SSS clutches; MAAG synchronous clutch coupling; gear couplings; lubrication systems; adjustable bearing housings; journal, main wheel and thrust bearings; vibration; kinematics of tooth meshing; oil/material combinations; pitting and tooth breakage; gear damage; noise.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Marine Engineers

    Memorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
    London EC3R 7JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Shannon, J F
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Pagination: 173 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00316323
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM