Kinematic Analysis of Epicyclic-Type Transmission Mechanisms Using the Concept of Fundamental Geared Entities

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Hsin-I Hsieh, Lung-Wen Tsai

Mechanical Engineering Department, and Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

J. Mech. Des 118(2), 294-299 (Jun 01, 1996) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2826883 History: Received February 01, 1995; Revised January 01, 1996; Online December 11, 2007


A new methodology for the speed ratio analysis of epicyclic-type transmission mechanisms is presented. First, the kinematic characteristics associated with various operation modes of fundamental geared entities are investigated. Then, it is shown that the overall speed ratio of an epicyclic gear mechanism can be expressed in terms of its fundamental geared entities. This method leads to an automated derivation of the speed ratio of an epicyclic-type transmission mechanism without the need of a symbolic manipulation software.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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