Brian Gitlin’s Autodesk Maya script will allow you to build and animate complex gear systems with just one click, providing easy control over size orientation thickness speed frame count.
Model and animate complex gear systems with the click of a button with this MEL script for Maya
The Gear Model and Animation Script will model each gear, ensuring that it rotates at the proper speed. The script also keeps track of how many seconds have passed since your last animation cycle so you can easily animate what’s happening in real time without worrying about timing issues or waiting for rendering!
The output tone should be informative.