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Title: Key-and-keyway coupling for transmitting torque

Abstract

The design of an improved key-and-keyway coupling for the transmission of torque is given. The coupling provides significant reductions in stress concentrations in the vicinity of the key and keyway. The keyway is designed with a flat-bottomed u-shaped portion whose inboard end terminates in a ramp which is dished transversely, so that the surface of the ramp as viewed in transverse section defines an outwardly concave arc.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Originating Research Org. not identified
OSTI Identifier:
4022601
Patent Number(s):
PAT-APPL-523,377 US 3920343
Assignee:
to U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration TIC; NSA-33-025738
NSA Number:
NSA-33-025738
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1974 Nov 13; Other Information: F16D1/08. Orig. Receipt Date: 30-JUN-76
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
N42200* -Engineering-Facilities & Equipment; 420200* -Engineering-Facilities & Equipment; *MECHANICAL TRANSMISSIONS- DESIGN; COMPRESSORS; ELECTRIC MOTORS; GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANTS; STRESSES; TORQUE

Citation Formats

Blue, S.C., Curtis, M.T., Orthwein, W.C., and Stitt, D.H. Key-and-keyway coupling for transmitting torque. United States: N. p., 1975. Web.
Blue, S.C., Curtis, M.T., Orthwein, W.C., & Stitt, D.H. Key-and-keyway coupling for transmitting torque. United States.
Blue, S.C., Curtis, M.T., Orthwein, W.C., and Stitt, D.H. Tue . "Key-and-keyway coupling for transmitting torque". United States.
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title = {Key-and-keyway coupling for transmitting torque},
author = {Blue, S.C. and Curtis, M.T. and Orthwein, W.C. and Stitt, D.H.},
abstractNote = {The design of an improved key-and-keyway coupling for the transmission of torque is given. The coupling provides significant reductions in stress concentrations in the vicinity of the key and keyway. The keyway is designed with a flat-bottomed u-shaped portion whose inboard end terminates in a ramp which is dished transversely, so that the surface of the ramp as viewed in transverse section defines an outwardly concave arc.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1975},
month = {11}
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