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Liquid rocket engine turbopump gearsDesign and fabrication of gear drives for rocket engine turbopumps are described in the sequence encountered during the design process as follows: (1) selection of overall arrangement; (2) selection of gear type; (3) preliminary sizing; (4) lubrication system design; (5) detail tooth design; (6) selection of gear materials; and (7) gear fabrication and testing as it affects the design. The description is oriented towards the use of involute spur gears, although reference material for helical gears is also cited.
Document ID
19750002094
Document Type
Special Publication (SP)
Date Acquired
September 3, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 1974
Subject Category
SPACECRAFT PROPULSION AND POWER
Report/Patent Number
NASA-SP-8100
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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