Spur and Helical Gear Terminology

Gears: Spur and Helical Gear Terminology is an interactive course designed for any learner who must be familiar with commonly used terminology for spur and helical gears. In this course, learners engage with animations and interactives designed to provide a basic understanding of parallel axis gearing, including the identification of the types of gears in this family, the terminology essential to understanding aspects of a gear’s geometry, and important calculations such as diametral pitch, module, gear ratio, and contact ratio.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand what the different types of spur and helical gears are.
  • Understand and recognize the commonly used terms as it relates to spur and helical gears.
Course Length: 0.75 HRS

Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome to Gears: Spur and Helical Gear Terminology!

What are Spur and Helical Gears?

Test Your Knowledge

Commonly Used Terminology

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