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transmission

abhishek
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transmission

Postby abhishek » Sun Sep 18, 2016 11:05 am

what are the required calcilations hav to do for designing a power transmission system with differential gears


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Re: transmission

Postby admin » Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:27 pm

Hi,

I'd start by gathering the required information on the performance factors involved:

1. Desired acceleration rate, top speed
2. Weight to be accelerated
3. Weight distribution of vehicle (especially relative to the driving wheels)
4. Powerplant output curve (Torque/RPM/HP)
5. Traction medium (ie. tires) specs like co-efficient of friction, contact patch area.

There are quite a few calculators out there on the web that can help bring some of these factors together. I found an interesting doc from MIT on power transmission fundamentals which looked fairly interesting and had examples and math for various types of power transmission. http://web.mit.edu/2.75/fundamentals/FU ... ic%205.PDF

SAE will probably have a book or two on the subject as well!


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