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Non-circular gears (NCGs) with the advantage of compactness and simple mechanical structure in creating transmitters with variable gear ratios in the industry, so this is a topic that is being studied by many scientists. However, up to now the research usually focuses on NCGs with tooth profile that is an involute circle called involute tooth profile, while other curves have not been applied in the design of the non-circular gears. In this paper, the author proposes to apply the involute ellipse curve in shaping the tooth profile of the pair of elliptical gears with a rack cutter. A rack cutter with tooth profiles is trapezoidal weight is determined from the involute ellipse curve selected as the NCGs teeth. In order not to undercut and tip sharpening when shaping the gear, two algorithms for correcting the base ellipse according to the even distribution of teeth on the gear and undercutting avoidance condition are performed. A numerical computational software module is written according to the theory and the algorithm is implemented to explore the different cases in the design process. The results of this study show that the teeth are evenly distributed over the entire circumference of the ring elliptical gear, overcoming the phenomenon of uneven teeth in geometry and size when using the involute of a circle as other studies have shown. Also, with the tooth profile that is involute ellipse curve, the pressure angle is increased to improve efficiency the transmission capacity of a pair of gears. Therefore, this is the advantage of the new profile in creating variable automatic transmission for different script applications in industries such as the automotive industry or modern medical equipment.

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Issue: Vol 4 No 3 (2021)
Page No.: 1048-1056
Published: Aug 30, 2021
Section: Research article

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Nguyen, T. (2021). Shaping the tooth profile of elliptical gear with the involute ellipse curve. VNUHCM Journal of Engineering and Technology, 4(3), 1048-1056.

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