0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Study of a New Transmission System for Electric Scooters

[+] Author Affiliations
Shinn-Liang Chang, Long-Chung Hsieh, Jen-Yu Liu, Yu-Ren Chen, Jia-Ling Tsai

National Formosa University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Paper No. ESDA2006-95128, pp. 35-40; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/ESDA2006-95128
From:
  • ASME 8th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis
  • Volume 2: Automotive Systems, Bioengineering and Biomedical Technology, Fluids Engineering, Maintenance Engineering and Non-Destructive Evaluation, and Nanotechnology
  • Torino, Italy, July 4–7, 2006
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4249-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3779-3
  • Copyright © 2006 by ASME

abstract

Electric scooters are the most popular form of transport for old and disabled people in Taiwan and its popularity is fast increasing as people are living longer and longer. The main components of an electric scooter includes battery, motor, motor driver, and a transmission system, whose characteristics determine the overall energy efficiency. The commonly used transmission system of an electric scooter consists of a compound gear train (or a simple gear train) and a bevel gear differential, the quality of the former of which significantly influences the efficiency and noise level. In this paper, a new transmission system for use in an electric scooter is proposed. The finite element method was applied to evaluate the stress level experienced by the gears in the compound gear train. A test rig was also set up to compare the performance of the proposed transmission system with an existing commercial product. The new design was shown to produce better performance characteristics in terms of efficiency and noise level than the commercial product and has since been successfully manufactured and is currently being sold worldwide.

Copyright © 2006 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In