Browse Publications Technical Papers 2007-01-0662
2007-04-16

The Application Concept of Universal Joint to Make Limited Slip Differential, Center Differential and Clutch 2007-01-0662

There are many types of joint that are popularly used nowadays; and the Universal joint is one of the types. However, the application of the Universal joint limits the angle of the driving axle and the driven axle not less than 160 degrees. The lower degree of this angle will require unnecessary higher input torque because the input load increases. Therefore, in this article presents the application concept of Universal joint at the angle lower than 160 degrees, such as: Limited Slip Differential, Center Differential, Viscous Coupling and Clutch.

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