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We have once again attracted the most pre-eminent gearing experts to present papers at Gears as well as some of the best and brightest newcomers, including the winner of the BGA/IMECHE Student prize, who we have no doubt will be making an impact on the Gearing Industry in the future. Please click the button below to download full abstracts for each presentation.


  • “Helical gear efficiency testing of form ground and surface engineered gears.”

Jishan Zhang, Brian Shaw (Design Unit Newcastle University)

  • “Optimising efficiency of Gear Manufacture Using design of experiments (DOE/DOX).”

Denis Sexton (DGS)

  • “Fault Detection in a Fleet of Trains by Identifying Outlier Gearboxes using Smart Oil Plug.”

N. Craig, S. Ellwood, S. Lowry, T. Rosinski, J. Rosinski and M. Nixon (Transmission Dynamics)

  • Holistic evaluation of involute gears.”

Martin Stein, Anita Przyklenk, (PTB- Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt)

  • “Power skiving – a step changing manufacturing process applicable to multifunctional 5-axis machine tools.”

Bethany Cousins, Chao Sun, Ben Cook. AMRC

  • “GMaRC – Industrialists’ Roadmap Update.”

Ben Cook, Michael Farmery. AMRC

  • “Filtering effects on measured gear profile and helix errors.”

Tom Reavie, Rob Frazer (Design Unit Newcastle University)

  • “Modelling Gear Production by Skiving.”

M Fish (Dontyne Systems), K Uriu (Kashifuji Works)

  • “Why we need to measure gears differently- an introduction to the Met4Wind project.”

Rob Frazer (Design Unit Newcastle University) and Martin Stein (PTB)

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