Category Archives: Transmission system

construction and working of a torque convertor in an automobile | torque convertor a type of fluid coupling

Torque converter an Alternate to Gear Box Torque converter is a type of fluid coupling that uses a fluid to transmit turning effort from the one shaft to another. It is a device which performs a function similar to that of a gear box, namely, to increase the torque while reducing the speed. A gear box provides only a small

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fluid flywheel of an automobile | construction and working of fluid coupling of an automobile

Fluid flywheel or fluid coupling A liquid coupling is used to transmit engine turning effort (torque) to a clutch and transmission. The coupling is always a major part of the engine flywheel assembly. As such it is sometime called a fluid flywheel. Construction of flywheel The fluid flywheel details can be seen in the picture. It consists of two half

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Construction and Working of a Multi Plate Clutch | Various Components Present in a Multi Plate Clutch

Wet Multi plate clutch  Construction A multiple plate clutch has more number of clutch plates. A typical clutch consist of the following components: Clutch basket or cover, clutch hub, drive (friction) plates, driven (steel) plates, pressure plate and the clutch springs. These can be seen in the picture. The clutch housing is attached to the engine crank shaft flywheel. The

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construction and working of a cone clutch | construction and working of a hydraulic clutch | types of clutches present in a transmission system

Cone clutch In the cone clutch the contact surfaces of the driving and driven members are made as portions of cones. A typical cone clutch is show in the picture The flywheel is attached to the crankshaft by bolts passing through the web of the flywheel and a flange integral with the crankshaft. This male member is which made in

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