IMTMA Training Centre

Design of Gearbox

Date : 28 May to 2 Jun, 2018

@ Bangalore

Last date for registration 21 May 2018


This course is structured with an introduction to elements of Gear box and more focused towards Industrial applications. Introduction to types of gears, gear profiles, gear calculations, gear standards being a part of the curriculum. Introduction to design input for gearbox design, conceptualization gear layout, sizing of gears and shafts, calculations on gears, bearing selection, seals, keys and standard parts used in gear box. Part modelling, assembly modelling and detailed drawing using popular design CAD tools will be carried out as a project. DFM and DFMA will be a key points addressed in the training.

  • Introduction to Gear box and their advantages and disadvantages over other drives.
  • Types of Gear boxes and Applications.
  • Types of Gears and general features.
  • Nomenclature of Spur and helical gears.
  • Gear design and strength calculations.
  • Gear Correction factor, Gear Tooth Action
  • Worm Gears and their terminology
  • Bevel gears and their terminology.
  • General design concepts for shaft, Keys and circlips.
  • Design of Gear Box- Project.
  • Selection of type of gear box.
  • Type of gears and stages of reduction.
  • Motor selection.
  • Gear sizing and strength calculations.
  • Estimation of Gear forces.
  • Shaft and shaft strength calculation/sizing.
Key Take Aways

After undergoing the programme, the participants will be able to -

  1. Complete knowledge on gearbox design
  2. Selection of motor for gear box.
  3. Gears and gear design.
  4. Shaft design and sizing.
  5. Gear box design and sizing.
  6. Manufacturing drawings of gears & shafts.
  7. Systematic design approach.

Rs. 18000/- *

IMTMA Members / Micro Companies / Individual

Rs. 20000/- *

IMTMA Non Members

Participation Fee

+ 18% GST per participant

Group Concession : 10% for 3 to 5 and 20% for 6 and more delegates being nominated from the same company
(subject to availability of seats)

Register for this Programme
Participant Profile

This programme will benefit Gear design engineers; management involved with the design and manufacture of gearing type components; metallurgists and materials engineers; laboratory technicians; quality assurance technicians; furnace design engineers; and equipment suppliers.


This programme will be conducted by Mr. P. Aruna Kumar, a Post graduate in Mechanical Engineer in Machine tool specialisation. With over 36 years of domain expertise in Machine tool design, Assembly, Inspection and Testing.A former DGM, Designs and development, HMT Machine tool division, Bangalore. With rich experience in Gear design, Gear cutting machine design, Gear metrology and also other Machine tool Design.

Mr. M A Khallaq, With over 3 decades of expertise in Machine Design and fixturing. An ex-HMT as an Dy genral Manager, servered the R & D dept. He now runs his own Industry "XL CNC Machine" at Peenya. Manufactures of GPMs and SPMs.

Mr. H V Rajashekara, Sr. Director - Design institute, IMTMA. He has over 27 year experience on Machine Tool design and development from HMT-Precision machinery division Bangalore and Johnson Electric Group, Hongkong.

For Registration Contact


Executive Design Institute, IMTMA

Telephone : 080 6624 6835
Mobile : +91 9743180085
Email :

REGISTRATION : Prior registration for participation is necessary. Number of participants is limited and will be accepted on ‘First Come First Serve’ basis. A Certificate of participation will be issued to participants.
Important Information : Participation fee includes, course material, working lunch and tea / coffee. Interested companies are requested to register online by clicking on 'REGISTER' button and by filling up the nomination authority and participant's details in specified form.

Get in touch

  Facebook   Twitter   Linkedin   Google Play   Apple Store