Online Workforce Training: Fundamentals of Gearing

January 1, 1970

This course is a comprehensive overview of the industry. It begins with a little history of gearing and proceeds through the topics of:

  • Parallel axis gear basics
  • Involute tooth form
  • Description of the gear
  • Diametrical pitch/Module
  • Pitch
  • Pressure angle

And then finishes by defining a series of 37 crucial terms used in gearing.

Students will also receive a copy of the ANSI/AGMA 1012-G05 Gear Nomenclature, Definitions of Terms with Symbols. ($78 value)

You will have 60 days to complete the online course.

The Workforce Training Series courses are made possible through the generous support of the AGMA Foundation. Thank you for your continued support and partnership in educating the industry!