Unit I

Introduction to transmission elements. Positive and friction based drives.

Unit II

Design of spur and helical gears based on contact and beam strength. Design of bevel and worm gears.

Unit III

Importance of friction based drives. Design of flat and V-belts. Design of rope and chain drives.

Unit IV

Design of brakes. Drum- shoe and band brakes. Design of positive and friction based clutches. Single plate, multi-plate, and cone clutches.

Unit V

Design of multi-speed gearbox. Preparation of ray diagram and kinematic arrangement diagram for multi-speed gearbox.


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