SCVT - A State of the Art Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission 910410
Described in this paper is the design and development of an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission. The development was carried out by a Japanese and American partnership for use in vehicles with l000cc and 1300cc engines.
The paper describes the technical features of the transmission and the development of the starting clutch, hydraulic control, electronic control, and the chain belt sheave system.
The test results of vehicle performance and fuel economy are included.