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Influence of Idler on Transmission Error in Synchronous Belt Drives (Under Transmission Force)

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Kenichi Makita

Nitta Moore Company 4-4-26, Sakuragawa, Naniwa-ku, Osaka, 556-0022 Japane-mail: ke_makita@nitta.co.jp

Masanori Kagotani, Hiroyuki Ueda

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Sangyo University, 3-1-1, Nakagaito, Daito-shi, Osaka, 574-8530 Japane-mail: ueda@tm.osaka-sandai.ac.jp

Tomio Koyama

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka Institute of Technology, 5-16-1, Omiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka, 535-8585 Japane-mail: koyama@med.oit.ac.jp

J. Mech. Des 125(2), 404-410 (Jun 11, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1564072 History: Received July 01, 2001; Online June 11, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Figures

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Meshing state between belt and pulley teeth and idler position
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Meshing state between belt and pulley teeth over one belt revolution
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Flowchart for computing transmission error
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Experimental apparatus for transmission error
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Dimensions of test belts and pulleys
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Experimental and computed transmission errors
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Computed results of load distribution on driving and driven sides
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Computed result of belt tooth movement
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Influence of idler position on transmission error
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Computed result of angle of contact
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Experimental result for influence of transmission torque on transmission error
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Experimental result for influence of installation tension on transmission error
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Experimental result for influence of helix angle on transmission error

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