Starting with a look at the transmission's primary function -- to couple the engine to the driveline and provide torque ratios between the two -- this updated and expanded seminar covers the latest transmission systems designed to achieve the most efficient engine operation. Current designs, the components and sub-systems used, their functional modes, how they operate, and the inter-relationships will be discussed.
A manual transmission display will be used to explain ratios and how they function within the driveline. Automatic transmission design will illustrate the concept of automatic control and hydro-mechanic decision theory and implementation. Attendees will have the opportunity to supplement these theoretical concepts with practical, "hands-on" experience using the various transmission models and components provided. Mechatronics, toroidal transmission functions, and the future of the automatic transmission will also be discussed.
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) systems, which represent a fundamental shift in the way power is transmitted from the primary source to the remainder of the driveline will be the focus of in-depth coverage on the third day of this seminar.
SAE Members: $1432.00 - $1611.00
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
"I develop many of the chassis components that mate with the transmission. This course helped me to fully understand the components and functionality of the different types of transmissions."
Product Engineer; Honda of America Manufacturing
"Excellent subject matter and overview on how transmissions work. I have learned a great deal about something I use everyday."
Senior Project Engineer, Transmission Controls; Robert Bosch Corporation
"Mark is an excellent instructor and his passion for transmission technology really comes through in the course materials and presentation."
Senior R&D Scientist; Afton Chemical
"This seminar reminded me why I love what I do in the industry!"
Transmission & Driveline Engineer; Ford Motor Company
Also available as an SAE On Demand Course!
Fundamentals of Modern Vehicle Transmissions e-Seminar
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