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Dynamic Synthesis of a Classic, Manual Gearbox

Relly Victoria Virgil Petrescu1, Raffaella Aversa2, Antonio Apicella2 and Florian Ion Tiberiu Petrescu1
  • 1 Bucharest Polytechnic University, Romania
  • 2 Second University of Naples, Italy
American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume 11 No. 2, 2018, 586-597

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2018.586.597

Submitted On: 3 April 2018 Published On: 30 April 2018

How to Cite: Virgil Petrescu, R. V., Aversa, R., Apicella, A. & Petrescu, F. I. T. (2018). Dynamic Synthesis of a Classic, Manual Gearbox. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11(2), 586-597. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2018.586.597

Abstract

Today, various types of gearboxes have been introduced into the vehicles to change the way the classic manual gearboxes work, such as automatic gearboxes, semi-automatic, continuous variable, dual-clutch automatic gearboxes etc. However, most gear shifters for in-service vehicles are still classical manuals, which is why their optimal synthesis based on their dynamics and especially on optimal performance is now more than necessary. The paper presents how to accurately determine the mechanical performance of a gearbox for passenger buses. Based on these relationships, an optimal synthesis of the performance of a classic, mechanical, manual gearshift can be achieved regardless of its operating status.

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Keywords

  • Classic Manual Gearboxes
  • Automatic Gearboxes
  • Semi-Automatic Gearboxes
  • Continuous Variable Gearboxes
  • Dual-Clutch Automatic Gearboxes
  • Dynamic Synthesis