Transmission Mechanics Training Gear Drives

Gear Drives

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 0.5

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Gear drives and gearboxes are an essential part of equipment operation. Understanding the components, terminology, and the variety of characteristics of gears and transmission assemblies is crucial to the effective and efficient operation of these devices.


Course Objectives

"State the purpose of a gear drive.
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 gear set arrangements.
Discuss gear tooth breakage, gear lubrication, scoring, and pitting.


Regulatory Information

Gear Drives - Registered Continuing Education Program RCEP

  • Name:
  • Registered Continuing Education Program RCEP
  • Phone:
  • 202-682-4338
  • Fax:
  • Website URL:
  • Email Address:
  • [email protected]
  • Address:
  • American Council of Engineering Companies 1015 15th Street, NW.
  • City:
  • DC
  • State:
  • WA
  • Zip:
  • 20005-2605




Quiz Information

You will not be required to pass the knowledge check questions to move on to the next lesson. These will not be counted as a grade, but each question gives you insight into what you should have learned and the sorts of things you'll need to remember moving forward.



The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.

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