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M205-01 - e-Learning: Introduction to Gear Drives

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe and explain the function of a gear and define common terms used when working with gears and gear drives.
Topics include:

* Explain the design and function of a gear.
* Define the following:
-Tooth -Pitch -Pitch circle -Pitch diameter -Circular pitch -Diametral pitch -Outside diameter -Root circle -Addendum -Dedendum -Clearance -Whole depth -Working depth -Flank of the tooth -Face of the tooth -Fillet -Face width -Backlash -Pressure angle -Top land -Bottom land -Crown -Gear-tooth ratio