The Snapper, Design and Development of a Self-Engaging Mechanical Transmission 750731

A new concept of a mechanical transmission has been developed using engine synchronization and frictional blockers to control engagement. A history of this development is herein given from the earliest concept to the present state as well as a projection of future possibilities.This approach is directed toward fulfilling the requirements that have caused an interest in heavy-duty automatic transmissions for trucks and does this with little penalty in expense or complexity.


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