variable belt transmission

variable belt transmission
A continuously variable transmission using rubber V-belts on expanding-contracting pulleys, depending on engine speed and load; originally developed by van Doorne for DAF and then used on the Volvo 340

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу

Look at other dictionaries:

  • belt transmission — See belt drive variable belt transmission …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • transmission — [1] A device (full of gears) that uses gearing or torque conversion to effect a change in the ratio between engine rpm and driving wheel rpm. When engine rpm goes up in relation to wheel rpm, more torque but less speed is produced. A reduction in …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Variomatic transmission — A transmission which used rubber belts and expanding pulleys to provide an infinitely variable belt drive. Also see variable belt transmission …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Continuously variable transmission — Transmission types Manual Sequential manual Non synchronous Preselector Automatic Manumatic Semi automatic Electrohydraulic Dual …   Wikipedia

  • Belt (mechanical) — For other belts, see Belt (disambiguation). A pair of vee belts …   Wikipedia

  • Transmission (mechanics) — Gearbox redirects here. For the video game developer, see Gearbox Software. 5 speed gearbox + reverse, the 1600 Volkswagen Golf (2009). A machine consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of …   Wikipedia

  • transmission — transmissive /trans mis iv, tranz /, adj. transmissively, adv. transmissiveness, n. /trans mish euhn, tranz /, n. 1. the act or process of transmitting. 2. the fact of being transmitted. 3. something that is transmitted. 4. Mach. a. transference… …   Universalium

  • Manual transmission — Transmission types Manual Sequential manual Non synchronous Preselector Automatic Manumatic Semi automatic Electrohydraulic …   Wikipedia

  • Semi-automatic transmission — Transmission types Manual Sequential manual Non synchronous Preselector Automatic Manumatic Semi automatic Electrohydraulic …   Wikipedia

  • Automatic transmission — An automatic transmission (commonly AT or Auto ) is an automobile gearbox that can change gear ratios automatically as the vehicle moves, freeing the driver from having to shift gears manually. Similar but larger devices are also used for heavy… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”