Differential Split Power Transmissions for a Single Shaft Passenger Car Gas Turbine Engine

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D. L. Carriere

Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich.

J. Eng. Power 102(4), 918-923 (Oct 01, 1980) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3230361 History: Received December 07, 1979; Online September 28, 2009


Descriptions, schematics, equations, and efficiency curves for a unique single shaft gas turbine engine transmission, consisting of a power splitting differential reduction gear combined with either a variable stator torque converter or variable ratio traction drive as a speed variator, and with a current production automatic four-speed gear box as a ratio expander, are contained in this paper.

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