Accession Number : ADD010734
Title : Inertia Transmission.
Descriptive Note : Patent Application,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : F'Geppert,E
Report Date : 24 Oct 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 14
Abstract : Disclosed is a power transmission that uses inertia forces. The drive member carries a plurality of high density rollers that are acted on by centrifugal force. The driven member includes reaction surfaces that periodically move the high density rollers inwardly in opposition to the centrifugal force. As the rollers are moved inwardly they impart energy to the driven member, thereby producing a power transmission action. The reaction surfaces on the driven member are designed so that the system is responsive to speed and load changes.
Descriptors : *Patent applications, *Transmissions(Mechanical), Mechanical components, Shafts(Machine elements), Rollers, Gears, Inertia, Centrifugal force
Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE