ME6601 Design of Transmission Systems Syllabus Notes Question Papers Question Bank with answers Anna University
UNIT I DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE ELEMENTS
Design of Flat belts and pulleys - Selection of V belts and pulleys – Selection of hoisting wire ropes and pulleys – Design of Transmission chains and Sprockets.
UNIT II SPUR GEARS AND PARALLEL AXIS HELICAL GEARS
Speed ratios and number of teeth-Force analysis -Tooth stresses - Dynamic effects – Fatigue strength - Factor of safety - Gear materials – Design of straight tooth spur & helical gears based on strength and wear considerations – Pressure angle in the normal and transverse plane- Equivalent number of teeth-forces for helical gears.
UNIT III BEVEL, WORM AND CROSS HELICAL GEARS
Straight bevel gear: Tooth terminology, tooth forces and stresses, equivalent number of teeth. Estimating the dimensions of pair of straight bevel gears. Worm Gear: Merits and demeritsterminology. Thermal capacity, materials-forces and stresses, efficiency, estimating the size of the worm gear pair. Cross helical: Terminology-helix angles-Estimating the size of the pair of cross helical gears.
UNIT IV GEAR BOXES
Geometric progression - Standard step ratio - Ray diagram, kinematics layout -Design of sliding mesh gear box - Design of multi speed gear box for machine tool applications - Constant mesh gear box - Speed reducer unit. – Variable speed gear box, Fluid Couplings, Torque Converters for automotive applications.
UNIT V CAMS, CLUTCHES AND BRAKES
Cam Design: Types-pressure angle and under cutting base circle determination-forces and surface stresses. Design of plate clutches –axial clutches-cone clutches-internal expanding rim clutches- Electromagnetic clutches. Band and Block brakes - external shoe brakes – Internal expanding shoe brake.
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