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Split Ring Planetary Gearbox Python Script Application

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Split Ring Planetary Gearbox Python Script Application and Calculator

This is a collection of Python scripts for designing a Split Ring Planetary Gearbox.

This is a really simply python script that helps design split-ring planetary compound gearboxes. The _gui.py script runs a Tkinter gui that allows for easy use and exports your desired number of solutions to a .csv file

Python code - This application requires knowledge of Python installation and code execution.

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Helps generate planetary gear combinations:

  • number of teeth for sun, planets, outer ring
  • output gear ratio
  • module/sizes

Only works with split-ring compound planetary gears that are driven via first stage sun gear and output through second/last stage's outer ring, AKA split-ring

Example output excel data file - Split Ring Planetary Gearbox

Figure 1 Gear Input data GUI

Gear Input data GUI

Source

Python code - This application requires knowledge of Python installation and code execution.

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  • Engineers Edge has tested the basic functions and operation of this application using Python 3.11.9 and supporting modules.
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