Modeling, Simulation and Compensation of Thermal Effects in Gear Hobbing

  • M. BeutnerEmail author
  • I. Kadashevich
  • B. Karpuschewski
  • T. Halle
Part of the Lecture Notes in Production Engineering book series (LNPE)


Gear hobbing of large ring gears is industrially performed using coolant, assuming that dry hobbing would cause geometrical deviations. To achieve the economic benefits of dry hobbing, the process and its influences have to be determined to ensure high gear quality. Temperature measurements of gears were conducted to detect influences of the cutting parameters on the workpiece quality. A chip formation simulation revealed the correlation of the heat flux into the workpiece and the chip volume. Furthermore, the hobbing process is kinematically described using quaternion algebra. In this context the gear is represented by the dexel modelling technique. Coupling the model with a finite element simulation, the simulation framework is able to calculate deviations of the gears induced by the thermo-mechanical load during gear hobbing.



The authors would like to thank the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for funding this work within the Priority Program SPP1480.


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  • M. Beutner
    • 1
    Email author
  • I. Kadashevich
    • 1
  • B. Karpuschewski
    • 1
  • T. Halle
    • 1
  1. 1.Otto-von-Guericke University of MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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