double Hooke's joint

double Hooke's joint

[′dəb·əl ′hu̇ks ‚jȯint]
(mechanical engineering)
A universal joint which eliminates the variation in angular displacement and angular velocity between driving and driven shafts, consisting of two Hooke's joints with an intermediate shaft.
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This configuration is identified as a double Hooke's joint. The principle of the double Hooke's joint is that a driven shaft can be made to revolve at the same speed as the drive motor shaft at all instants.