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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Static Pressure Distribution on side view horizontal plane at 1400 rpm engine speed Figure 18 provides three different torque converters' performances used in the study: TC-I.
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global automotive torque converter market for 2016-2020.
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The mathematical formulation of a torque converter has been developed by Ishihara and Emori Kotwicki, and Hrovat and Tobler [28-30].
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An important problem which appears in operating regimes of hydrodynamic torque converters is the modification of working fluid temperature.
Finally, ZF has developed a line of ZF Sachs torque converters for construction machinery with engine torques of 737 to 1991 lb.
Heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar of Peoria, Ill., uses computer simulation to optimize blade design, thereby improving the performance of its torque converters. Blade shapes designed for three components--the impeller, the turbine, and the stator wheels--determine the torque converter's performance.