Fundamentals of Gearing

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)

1.0 CEUs

You will have 30 days to complete the online course.


Fundamentals of Gearing Course Content
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource.
Fundamentals of Gearing Practice Examination
30 Questions
30 Questions At the completion of the course, you may take a Practice Examination and score your exam based on the answers provided in the answer key. If you receive a low score (below 80 %) on the practice examination, you should review the material and take the practice examination again. If, however, you received a higher score, take the Certificate Examination. You should pass it and without difficulty!
Fundamentals of Gearing Final Examination
30 Questions
30 Questions This is the final examination for Fundamentals of Gearing. You must achieve 80% to pass this course.
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1.00 CEUs credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CEUs credit  |  Certificate available