Determination of Optimum Working Parameters for Multiple Response Characteristics of Worm Gear Box
Hardik G.Chothani2, Kalpesh D Maniya2

1Mr.Hardik G. Chothani, Research Scholar,Mechanical Engineering Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, India.
2Dr.Kalpesh D. Maniya, Mechanical Engineering Department, C.K.Pithawala College of Engineering & Technology, Surat, India.

Manuscript received on 2 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 9 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 1858-1862 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C4656098319/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C4656.098319
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Abstract: The reason for this task is to optimize the multiple response of single start worm gear using three working parameters to improve its performance. As the input torque and lubricant heating time are the most effective responses of worm gear box to reduce the no-load dependent losses, they are taken as the response parameters in this research. Taguchi Grey Relational Analysis (GRA) is the method used to determine the influence of type of lubricant, volume of lubricant and speed of worm gear on multiple responses (input torque & lubricant heating time) of worm gear. The specific test rig is developed based on direct torque measurement technique to measure the input torque and lubricant heating time of worm gear box. Experimental results have shown that the input torque and lubricant heating time can be improved effectively through Taguchi-Grey Relational Analysis. The result is validated using the Confirmation Test. ANOVA determines the important of parameters. It has been found that the type of lubricant and speed of worm gear are influential parameters for worm gear performance. By selecting these parameters, efficiency of the worm gearbox can be increased.
Keywords: Worm gear, No-Load Dependent losses, Taguchi Grey relational method, ANOVA

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Mobility and Location-Dependent Services