The mechanism of the linear load-sensitive continuously variable transmission with the spherical driving unit

Kenjiro Tadakuma, Riichiro Tadakuma, Kazuki Terada, Aiguo Ming, Makoto Shimojo, Mitsuru Higashimori, Makoto Kaneko

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Abstract

This paper describes linear load-sensitive continuously variable transmission with the spherical driving unit. This CVT mechanism consists of spherical drive, drive axis, motor housing, fixed bracket and linear sliding plate. It changes the reduction ratio continuously by inclination angle of active rotational axis. Additionally, this linear mechanism has a load-sensitive function by changing inclination of active rotational axis in response to the load. We have developed a linear load-sensitive continuously variable transmission and confirmed the effectiveness of the proposed mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIROS'11 - 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Subtitle of host publicationCelebrating 50 Years of Robotics
Pages4048-4053
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: Celebrating 50 Years of Robotics, IROS'11 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 2011 Sept 252011 Sept 30

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Conference

Conference2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems: Celebrating 50 Years of Robotics, IROS'11
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period11/9/2511/9/30

Keywords

  • Continuously Variable Transmission
  • Linear Motion
  • Load-Sensitive
  • Mechanism
  • Spherical Configuration

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