# Essays Tagged: "Gear"

#### Purpose of Simple Machines.

is to lessen the amount of work or effort that you must put into a job. The pulley, inclined plane, gear, spring, and lever are good examples of simple machines. In the following paragraphs I will giv ... g paragraphs I will give more information about three of these, the pulley, inclined plane, and the gear.The whole concept the pulley is based on is changing the direction of the force being applied. ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

#### How a car's gears works

The manual gearbox is an often misunderstood beast. Few of us actually understand how it works but most of us t ... s.Between the engine and the road wheels there are two major mechanical devices: the clutch and the gearbox.The purpose of the gearbox is to allow the engine to provide power to the wheels without hav ... as the wheels do. To provide a wide range of speeds for engine revs we employ a number of different gears (at least four in a manual). This means that at 2000 engine rpm we could be travelling at 5,20 ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

#### The acceleration of a geared system

APPLIED MECHANICS LABORATORY REPORTTitle: The acceleration of a geared systemAim: To support the theory on the prediction of the motion of rotors connected by gears ... experiment is:To investigate the theory on the prediction of the motion of rotors connected by the gears.By the falling weight method to evaluate the inertia on each shaft.Determine the equivalent in ... system at the first shaft, by the falling weight method.Test rig figure:The number of teeth on each gear:N =90, N =30, N =90, N =90Theory:In order to evaluate the equivalent inertia on each shaft by t ...

(3 pages) 77 0 4.6 May/2004

#### This information on different types of gears. I had to do a speech about gears. Thought it might be useful for someone else.

Gear, toothed wheel or cylinder used to transmit rotary or reciprocating motion from one part of a m ... used to transmit rotary or reciprocating motion from one part of a machine to another. Two or more gears, transmitting motion from one shaft to another, constitute a gear train. At one time various m ... shaft to another, constitute a gear train. At one time various mechanisms were collectively called gearing. Now, however, the word gearing is used only to describe systems of wheels or cylinders with ...

(3 pages) 20 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics