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Title: Continuously variable transmissions: theory and practice

Abstract

The five basic principles that can be used in the design of continuously variable transmissions (CVT) for motor vehicles are examined and compared. These include: hydrostatic, traction drive (V-belt and rolling contact), overrunning clutch, electric, and multispeed gearbox with slipping clutch. Appendix A discusses commercially available CVTs suitable for motor vehicles, and Appendix B describes research and development programs for CVTs.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
5529813
Report Number(s):
UCRL-15037
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; AUTOMOBILES; MECHANICAL TRANSMISSIONS; DESIGN; OPERATION; MACHINE PARTS; VEHICLES; Automobiles; Mechanical transmissions; Design; Operation; Machine parts; Vehicles; 330602* - Vehicle Design Factors- Engine-Transmission Matching

Citation Formats

Beachley, Norman H., and Frank, Andrew A.. Continuously variable transmissions: theory and practice. United States: N. p., 1979. Web. doi:10.2172/5529813.
Beachley, Norman H., & Frank, Andrew A.. Continuously variable transmissions: theory and practice. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5529813
Beachley, Norman H., and Frank, Andrew A.. 1979. "Continuously variable transmissions: theory and practice". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/5529813. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/5529813.
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abstractNote = {The five basic principles that can be used in the design of continuously variable transmissions (CVT) for motor vehicles are examined and compared. These include: hydrostatic, traction drive (V-belt and rolling contact), overrunning clutch, electric, and multispeed gearbox with slipping clutch. Appendix A discusses commercially available CVTs suitable for motor vehicles, and Appendix B describes research and development programs for CVTs.},
doi = {10.2172/5529813},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5529813}, journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {8}
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