Accession Number : ADD013769

Title :   Infinitely Variable Ratio Transmission.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 16 Sep 87,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : F'Geppert, Erwin

Report Date : 16 Sep 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : This patent application discloses an infinitely variable ration transmission comprising an input sun gear, a plurality of orbiting planet gears, and an output sun gear. One of the planet gears is engaged with a nominally stationary sun gear. A disc brake retains the stationary gear in place against load forces.

Descriptors :   *GEARS, *TRANSMISSIONS(MECHANICAL), DISC BRAKES, STATIONARY, SUN, RATIONS, VARIABLES, INPUT, OUTPUT

Subject Categories : Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE