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Electromagnetic actuated CVT system for vehicle

Rahman, Mohammed Ataur and Mohiuddin, A. K. M. (2009) Electromagnetic actuated CVT system for vehicle. In: IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, 2009 (IEEM 2009), 8-11 December 2009, Hong Kong.

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Abstract

Electromagnetic Actuated Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) system offers an opportunity to meet the challenge due to its improving automotive drivability and better fuel economy and dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The pushing and pulling the sheaves of the pulleys are conducted in this study in order to maintain the desired transmission ratio or gear ratio of the passenger car in all types of the road by developing electromagnetic solenoids (electromagnetic actuators). The operation of the solenoid is performed by controlling the eddy current with the aids of the lead acid battery, magnetic pick-up sensor and potentiometer. The response of the electromagnetic actuator is so fast that it can move both the sheaves of pulley at desired distance within fraction of seconds (0.01 s) in order to maintain the desired torque to the driving wheels in any road condition. The ability of the actuator is examined by applying additional load, voltage and number of turns of the solenoid. Experimentally, it was found that the EMA-CVT system was able to improve the 60% transmission losses of the car.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5264/7963
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electromagnetic actuator; vehicle drivability; electromagnetic force; CVT; transmission losses.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. A K M Mohiuddin
Date Deposited: 12 May 2012 03:22
Last Modified: 12 May 2012 03:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/7963

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