Retraction Notice: Reliability Analysis on Gear Contact Fatigue Strength Considering the Effect of Tolerance

Guowei Li*, Weijian Mi, Kailiang Lu, Weiguo Zhang
Logistics Engineering College, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai 201306, P.R. China

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The Publisher and Editor have retracted this article [1] in accordance with good ethical practices. After thorough investigations we believe that the peer review process was compromised. The article was published online on 31-12-2014.


[1] Li G, Mi W, Lu K, Zhang W. Reliability analysis on gear contact fatigue strength considering the effect of tolerance. Open Mech Eng J 2014; 8: 630-5.