Contents

I  General
1 User Interface
 1.1 Menus, Context Menus and Toolbar
 1.2 Dock Window
  1.2.1 The Module Tree
  1.2.2 The Project Tree
  1.2.3 The Explorer
  1.2.4 The Results Windows
  1.2.5 The Message Window
  1.2.6 The Information Window
  1.2.7 Contents and Index
  1.2.8 Graphics Windows
 1.3 Input Window
  1.3.1 Value Input Field
  1.3.2 Tables
  1.3.3 Toggle Units
  1.3.4 Enter formulae and angles
 1.4 Report Viewer
 1.5 Help Viewer
 1.6 Tool Tips and Status bar
2 Setting Up KISSsoft
 2.1 Language Settings
  2.1.1 Language of the User Interface
  2.1.2 Language of the Reports
  2.1.3 Language for messages
 2.2 System of Units
 2.3 User Directory
 2.4 Definition of own Standard Files
 2.5 Start Parameter
3 Project Management
 3.1 Create, open and close projects
 3.2 Add and Remove Files
 3.3 The Active Project
 3.4 File Storage
 3.5 Projects and Default Files
 3.6 Project Properties
4 Calculations in KISSsoft
 4.1 Current calculation of a Module
 4.2 Messages
 4.3 Consistency
5 Results and Reports
 5.1 Results of a calculation
 5.2 Calculation report
 5.3 Drawing data
 5.4 Report settings
 5.5 Report templates
  5.5.1 Storage und Designations
  5.5.2 Scope of Reports
  5.5.3 Formatting
6 Interfaces
7 Program Settings
 7.1 KISSini
 7.2 Registry
8 Additional KISSsoft Tools
 8.1 Licence Tool
 8.2 Configuration Tool
 8.3 Database Tool and Table Interface
II  GEARCALC
9 GEARCALC in general
10 GEARCALC Wizard
 10.1 GEARCALC/ page 1
  10.1.1 Description
  10.1.2 Normal pressure angle
  10.1.3 Helix type
  10.1.4 Helix angle
  10.1.5 Required ratio
  10.1.6 Profile modification
  10.1.7 Stress cycle factor
  10.1.8 Calculation of tooth form factor
  10.1.9 Reliability and The Reliability Factor
  10.1.10 Required safety factors
 10.2 GEARCALC/ page 2
  10.2.1 Material selection
  10.2.2 Quality according to AGMA 2000/AGMA 2015
  10.2.3 Finishing method
 10.3 GEARCALC/ page 3
  10.3.1 Transmitted power
  10.3.2 Pinion speed
  10.3.3 Required Design life
  10.3.4 Overload factor
  10.3.5 Load distribution factor
  10.3.6 Dynamic factor
  10.3.7 Driving
  10.3.8 Reversed bending
  10.3.9 Number of contacts per revolution
 10.4 GEARCALC/ page 4
  10.4.1 Center distance
  10.4.2 Pitch diameter pinion
  10.4.3 Net face width
  10.4.4 Normal diametral pitch
  10.4.5 Normal module
 10.5 GEARCALC/ page 5
  10.5.1 Result overview
 10.6 GEARCALC/ page 6
  10.6.1 Proposals for profile shift factors
  10.6.2 Enter pinion profile shift factor
11 Calculation Settings
 11.1 GEARCALC
  11.1.1 Permissible deviation of ratio
  11.1.2 Tip shortening
  11.1.3 Manufacturing tolerance
  11.1.4 Calculate ratio face width to pitch diameter
  11.1.5 Tool addendum
  11.1.6 Use full radius (calculated at run time)
 11.2 AGMA 2001/2101
  11.2.1 Don’t use stock allowance and protuberance
  11.2.2 Definition of reference profile
  11.2.3 Manufacturing tolerance according to standard
  11.2.4 Stress cycle factors
  11.2.5 Calculation of tooth form factor
  11.2.6 Reliability
 11.3 Choosing Bending/Pitting safety factors
  11.3.1 Factor for minimal normal tooth thickness at tip
 11.4 AGMA 925
  11.4.1 Number of points for graphics
  11.4.2 X-axis unit
12 AGMA 2001/ 2101
 12.1 Normal module
 12.2 Normal diametral pitch
 12.3 Normal pressure angle
 12.4 Helix angle
 12.5 Center distance
 12.6 Number of teeth
 12.7 Face width
 12.8 Profile shift coefficient
  12.8.1 Gears with standard addenda
  12.8.2 Gears with addendum modification
 12.9 Thinning for backlash
 12.10 Stock allowance
 12.11 Tool addendum
 12.12 Tool tip radius
 12.13 Basic rack addendum/Tool dedendum
 12.14 Tool protuberance angle
 12.15 Tool protuberance
 12.16 Quality according to AGMA
 12.17 Power
 12.18 Pinion speed
 12.19 Life
 12.20 Overload factor
 12.21 Load distribution factor
  12.21.1 Lead correction factor (Cmc)
  12.21.2 Pinion proportion modifier (Cpm)
  12.21.3 Mesh alignment factor (Cma)
  12.21.4 Mesh alignment correction factor (Ce)
  12.21.5 Double Helical
  12.21.6 Transverse load distribution factor
  12.21.7 Notes
 12.22 Dynamic factor
 12.23 Driving
 12.24 Reversed bending
 12.25 Number of contacts per revolution
 12.26 Material
  12.26.1 Material treatment
  12.26.2 Material quality
  12.26.3 Own input of material data
 12.27 Calculation of tooth form factor
13 Lifetime (Miner Rule)
 13.1 Calculating Lifetime according Miners rule
 13.2 Define a lifetime calculation
  13.2.1 Create a load spectrum element
  13.2.2 Sum of time ratio
  13.2.3 Save spectrum
  13.2.4 Reload spectrum
14 AGMA 925 - Scoring
 14.1 Type of lubrication
 14.2 Oil
 14.3 Profile modification
 14.4 Oil temperature
 14.5 Tooth temperature
 14.6 Scuffing temperature
 14.7 Standard deviation of scuffing temperature
 14.8 Dynamic viscocity at ΘM
 14.9 Coefficient for pressure viscocity)
 14.10 Coefficient of friction
 14.11 Thermal contact coefficient
 14.12 Surface roughness
 14.13 Filter cut-off of wavelength
III  Appendix: Bibliography and Index