A LOOK BACK ON GEAR DESIGN (PRE-COMPUTER)
Many people working today in Gear Design probably couldn’t envisage how their job was done before the advent of modern computer technology and software. Well, the problems were the same but the solutions had to be found using slightly different methods.
This article in Gear Solutions magazine takes us back in time to when the drawing board was as high tech as it got!
A nostalgic (for some) look back at a world of T-squares, triangles, drafting machines, compasses and ink pens.
Even calculators were yet to lighten the load. Slide rules and a shelf full of bulky books and tables were necessary for your calculations….but enough of this taster…let’s travel back there….