EF-4.2 – Kinematics – Gears

 

EF-4.2 – Kinematics – Gears

The Engineering Fundamentals EF-4.2 Gears kit includes a selection of gears to enable students to understand their unique advantages and characteristics.

Description

The Engineering Fundamentals range enables students to gain an understanding of the principles of engineering by the process of learning via experimentation.

The Engineering Fundamentals EF-4.2 Gears kit includes a selection of gears to enable students to understand their unique advantages and characteristics. This kit includes the following gears to allow students to test each set of gears and visualise their different characteristics:-

  • Spur gears
  • Bevel gears
  • Worm gears
  • Gear systems
  • Single gears
  • Compound gears
  • Idler gear
  • Rack and pinion

 

Technical Specifications

Features & Benefits

Features

  • Neatly presented in an easily identifiable and durable storage tray
  • Trays have clear lids making it easy to see their contents
  • Pictorial tray contents list to identify missing components easily
  • Accompanied by a detailed manual with various practical exercises
  • Clear and concise assembly instructions for each experiment
  • Multiple experiments per kit
  • Toolless assembly

Benefits

  • Hands-on understanding from lessons
  • Improve the student’s dexterity by self-assembly with the instructions provided

Downloads

  • Introduction to gear ratio, velocity ratio, efficiency of gears and mechanical advantage
  • The advantages and disadvantages of different gears
  • Transmission of motion between shafts
  • Gear Types:
      • Spur gear – parallel shafts
      • Bevel gear – perpendicular shafts
      • Worm gear – perpendicular overlapping shafts
      • Rack and pinion – convert circular motion to linear motion
  • Characteristics of spur gears, including single and compound gear trains and the ‘idler’ gear
  • Gear terminology such as pitch diameter, number of teeth and centre distance

  • EF-BU Base Unit
  • Statics Experiments

– EF-1.1 Forces
– EF-1.2 Moments
– EF-1.3a Beams
– EF-1.3bTrusses
– EF-1.4 Springs
– EF-1.5 Torsion

  • Dynamics Experiments

– EF-2.1 Friction
– EF-2.2 Simple Harmonic Motion
– EF-2.3 Rotational Friction
– EF-2.4 Potential and Kinetic Energy
– EF-2.5 Centrifugal and Centripetal Force

  • Mechanisms Experiments

– EF-3.1 Cam, Crank and Toggle
– EF-3.2 Simple Mechanisms
– EF-3.3 Additional Mechanisms
– EF-3.4 Bar Linkages

  • Kinematics

– EF-4.1 Pulleys
– EF-4.2 Gears
– EF-4.3 Drive Systems

  • Strength of Materials

– EF-5.1 Tensile Tester

  • Options

– EF-WS Workstation

  • Spur gears
  • Bevel gears
  • Worm gears
  • Pack and pinion
  • Gear systems

  • EF-BU Base Unit

  • EF-BU on which to build the experiment from the tray components
  • Level and stable work surface to mount the EF-BU upon. The optional EF-WS is ideal for this if no suitable desk or bench is available.

PACKED AND CRATED SHIPPING SPECIFICATIONS

Volume: 0.02m³ per tray

Gross Weight: 5.0kg per tray

Tray

Length: 0.430m per tray

Width: 0.312m per tray

Height: 0.160m per tray

  • EF-4.2 – Gears
  • EF-BU – Base Unit
  • EF-WS – Workstation (optional)

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