Gears - Types and Characteristics

4.0 3 Reviews SKU: AMGG200CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Gears are found in many types of equipment in industrial facilities. They are vital components, and a gear problem can cause a whole operation to come to a complete stop. This course covers what gears are, how they work, and different types found within industry. It also provides an overview of problems that may affect gears and how to prevent them.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the function, operation, and characteristics of various types of gears.
  • Define the terms "backlash," "endplay," and "tooth contact."
  • Explain the characteristics of gearboxes and gearset arrangements.
  • Discuss gear tooth breakage, gear lubrication, scoring, and pitting.

Customer Reviews




Matthew C. Verified Customer


Very Informative

“Very Informative”

Lyndon D. Verified Customer


Good info, makes up for holes in college education.

“Good info, makes up for holes in college education.”

ROBERT D. Verified Customer

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