The article "Viewpoint" appeared in the July/August 1986 issue of Gear Technology.
Since we are a high volume shop, we were particularly interested in Mr. Kotlyar's article describing the effects of hob length on production efficiency which appeared in the Sept/Oct issue of Gear Technology. Unfortunately, some readers many be unnecessarily deterred from applying the analysis to their own situations by the formidabilty of the mathematical calculations. I am making the following small suggestion concerning the evaluation of the constant terms.
The article "Viewpoint" should appear in the box below, but if you do not see it, you can download it here.