torque converter


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torque converter

[′tȯrk kən‚vərd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for changing the torque speed or mechanical advantage between an input shaft and an output shaft.
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As a result of these design features, the AWR10L65 (AGA0) torque converter realizes low inertia along with high level damping.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Exedy, Schaeffler (LUK), Yutaka, ZF, Dynamic Manufacturing, Precision Torque Converters, Sonnax, and Transtar
In this system, the eMAT is an advanced substitute for a conventional fluid-type torque converter that is typically used with an automatic transmission.
Spannhake [1] devised the first theoretical one-dimensional analysis of the torque converter.
Dynamic Torque Characteristics of the Hydrodynamic Torque Converter, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems 42: 1023-1032.
8220;RevMax is a Charlotte-based manufacturing company of performance torque converters, transmission rebuilt kits, and replacement valve bodies for cars and trucks,” said Jay Joyce of The Idea People.
By combining the continuously adjusting, stepless torque converter with the planetary gear, Voith can produce an almost unlimited range of conversion ratios between input and output speed.
Theoretical model alloweded us to analyse the behavior of a hydrodynamic torque converter in complex regimes: in normal working regime--obtaining the characteristic curves, or in transient regimes--generated during starting up or stopping process (Milos, 2000).
A fluid coupling is a two element drive that is incapable of multiplying torque, while a torque converter has at least one extra element--the stator--which alters the drive's characteristics during periods of high slippage, producing an increase in output torque.
Getrag PowerShift also offers superior fuel economy: 4-8% better fuel consumption compared to a modern torque converter automatic.
More fuel-efficient engine, new free wheel stator torque converter lower fuel cost per ton
Five prototypes -- each with a torque converter -- were produced.