Effects of Eccentric Errors on the Transmission Errors and the Backlashes of Planetary Gear Drives

  • Shyi-Jeng TsaiEmail author
  • Qi-You Zhuang
  • Siang-Yu Ye
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 73)


The influences of the relevant eccentric errors of the carrier and the planets on the contact characteristics of planetary gear drives are analyzed with aid of an analytical approach. A set of formulae on gear meshing relations considering such the errors are derived based on the involute gearing geometry. The effects of the errors on the backlashes and the transmission errors are then discussed systematically according to combination of various errors.


Planetary Gear Set Eccentric Errors of Carrier and Planets Transmission errors Backlashes 


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The authors would like to thank the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan for the financial support under contract MOST105-2221-E-008-042-MY3.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Central UniversityTaoyuan CityTaiwan
  2. 2.Delta ElectronicsTaoyuan CityTaiwan

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