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Gear

Realistic model of a gearbox

Important: The Gear component has been deprecated. Instead, use the Gearbox component with its Use Support Flange parameter set to true.

 Description This component models the essential effects of a gearbox, in particular, gear efficiency, gear elasticity, damping, and backlash. The inertia of the gear wheels is not modeled. If necessary, inertia must be taken into account by connecting an Inertia component to the left and/or the right flange.

Connections

 Name Description ${\mathrm{flange}}_{a}$ Flange driving shaft ${\mathrm{flange}}_{b}$ Flange to driven shaft bearing Gearbox housing

Parameters

 Name Default Units Description Modelica ID $r$ $1$ - Transmission ratio $\left({\mathrm{φ}}_{a}/{\mathrm{φ}}_{b}\right)$ ratio $\mathrm{η}$ $1$ - Gear efficiency eta ${\mathrm{friction}}_{\mathrm{pos}}$ $\left[0,1\right]$ - Positive sliding friction characteristic [w,$\mathrm{\tau }$] ($0\le w$) friction_pos $\mathrm{peak}$ $1$ - $\mathrm{peak}\cdot {\mathrm{friction}}_{\mathrm{pos}\left[1,2\right]}$ is the maximum friction torque at zero velocity peak $c$ $1\cdot {10}^{5}$ $\frac{N\cdot m}{\mathrm{rad}}$ Gear elasticity (spring constant) c $d$ $0$ $\frac{N\cdot m\cdot s}{\mathrm{rad}}$ Relative gear damping d $b$ $0$ $\mathrm{rad}$ Total backlash b

 See Also The components described in this topic are from the Modelica Standard Library. To view the original documentation, which includes author and copyright information, click here.