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AU 505 Automotive Transmission
Revised Syllabus and Scheme of Examination Effective from July 2007
Unit 2 Clutches Requirements of clutches, principle of friction clutches, types of clutches and materials used- cone, single-plate, diaphragm-spring, multi-plate, centrifugal, over-running and ferlecelectromagnetic clutch.
Unit 3 Gear box: Need of gear boxes, types- sliding mesh, constant mesh and epicyclic, gear boxes; synchronizers: principle, early and later Warner synchronizer, Vauxhall synchronizer- gear materialslubrication and design of gear box; Hydrodynamic drive: Advantages and limitations, principle of fluid coupling, constructional details, torque-capacity performance characteristics, drag torque, methods of minimizing drag torque; Torque converter: performance characteristics; single, multistage and polyphase torque converters, converter-coupling-performance characteristics, coupling-blade angle and fluid flow, converter fluid.
Unit-4 Transmission systems-Drive line: Definition, forces & torques acting; types of drives-Hotchkiss, torque tube & radius rod drives; components- propeller shaft, slip joint, universal joints & constant velocity universal joints; front wheel drive; Final drive: definition; types- worm-wheel, straight-bevel gear, spiral-bevel gear & hypoid-gear drives; double-reduction & twin-speed final drives; Differential: Function, principle, construction and working; non-slip differential; differential lock; rear axle- loads acting & types; multi-axled vehicles.
Unit 5 Automatic transmission: Chevrolet “turbo glide” transmission, power glide transmission, hydraulic control system of automatic transmission; Electric drive: advantages and limitations, principle of early and modified Ward-Leonard system, modern electric drive for buses; performance characteristics.
1 Heldt P.M.; Torque converters; Chilton Book Co.
2 Giri NK; Automobile Engineering; Khanna Publisher
3 .Newton, Steeds & Garret; Motor Vehicles; B.H. Publication.
4. Judge, A.W., Modern Transmission Systems, Chapman & Hall Ltd.
5. Check Chart; Automatic Transmission; Harper & Row Publication.
List of Experiments (Pl. expand it):
1. Study of transmission of front and rear engine vehicles
2. Study of front and rear-wheel-drive vehicle
3. Study of four wheel-drive vehicles
4. Study of various gear boxes and presynchronization systems
5. Study of fluid couplings, hydrodynamic drives and torque converters
6. Automatic transmission system study
7. Electric drive vehicle study