advanced features

Advanced Module Functionality

Advanced design & basic analysis:

  • Cylindrical gear scuffing analysis to AGMA 925-A03,  ISO/TR 13989 and DIN 3990
  • Cylindrical gear root stress analysis
  • Spiral bevel gear design & rating to Gleason or AGMA 2005 – C96 (Design) / 2003 – B97 (Rating)
  • Zerol bevel gear design to Gleason & rating to Gleason or AGMA 2003 – B97
  • Straight bevel gear design & rating
  • Hypoid gear design and rating
  • Worm gear design based on GB10085, GB10087 & GB10088
  • Klingelnberg gear design and rating
  • Hypoid to KN 3029 (Design) & KN 3030 (Rating)
  • Spiral bevel to KN 3028 (Design) & KN 3030 (Rating)
  • Planetary gear design
  • Include belts & chains, torque converters and CVT couplings in designs
  • Interference fit design & sizing to DIN 7190
  • Spline design & rating – design to DIN 5480, GB/T 3478, ISO 4156, JIS B1603 & SAE(ANSI B92.1) & rating to GB/T 17855 or SAE Design Guide
  • Design including bevel & planetary gears
  • Micro Geometry Optimisation

Design including bevel & planetary gears

Micro Geometry Optimisation

Advanced analysis features:

  • Micro gear geometry modification & analysis using simple strip model or FE/Hertzian-based loaded tooth contact analysis
  • Loaded tooth contact analysis (LTCA)
  • Cylindrical, spiral bevel & hypoid gears
  • Planetary gears
  • Parametric study tool
  • Transmission efficiency analysis – calculate power loss in bearings, gears and seals to ISO/TR 14179-1
  • Advanced bearing analysis
  • Advanced system deflection
  • NVH analysis & simulation (including using housing and shaft FE where available)
  • Import FE into MASTA

Import FE into MASTA

Integration with FE:

  • Import FE models for housing and shafts
    • Analyse influence of housing on gear and bearing misalignments
    • Perform asymmetrical shaft deflection and stress analyses
  • Supports import from ANSYS, Nastran & Abaqus

Gear cutting and manufacturing process simulation:

  • Cylindrical gear hobbing, shaping, shaving & grinding simulation
  • Optimisation of cylindrical gear shaping or hobbing cutter profile and tip for maximum gear bending strength
  • Cylindrical gear hobbing, shaping & shaving process simulation, taking gear blank errors, machine accuracy, cutter tolerances, machine feeds and speeds into account
    • Predict the profile, lead and pitch errors of the gears to be produced
    • Present in both chart and classification of the ISO 1328 & AGMA 2015 quality
  • Spiral bevel & hypoid gear manufacturing
    • Machine setting and cutter optimisation
    • Gear tooth flank simulation & optimisation

MASTA for gear manufacturing

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