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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Spalart-Allmaras raised to the top as the most accurate of the three turbulence models to simulate the torque converter under study.
The presence of the torque converter lockup clutch is accounted for in Eq.
Load sensing pumps and an optimized torque converter provide fuel efficiency improvements with slight impact on cycle time.
In this system, the eMAT is an advanced substitute for a conventional fluid-type torque converter that is typically used with an automatic transmission.
Dynamic Torque Characteristics of the Hydrodynamic Torque Converter, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems 42: 1023-1032.
“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.
Voith's new WinDrive combines a hydrodynamic torque converter with a planetary gear system to convert the rotor's variable speed into a constant, stable output speed for the generator.
The hydrodynamic torque converter is a transmission which consists from a combination between a hydrodynamic pump and a turbine in the same carcass (envelope).
A power transmission system of the hybrid vehicle uses the power developed by the electric motor for directly rotating the driving wheels, without power loss in a torque converter connected to the engine.
But "0 seconds" does not mean that the driver does not feel anything: the Getrag PowerShift provides significantly more driving comfort, a more dynamic driving experience, and better control over the vehicle and engine power without the mushy, disconnected feel of traditional torque converter automatics.
High power motor design and highly efficient mechanical torque converter applies force to valves or dampers with speed and accuracy.
* More fuel-efficient engine, new free wheel stator torque converter lower fuel cost per ton