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Automatic Structural Synthesis of Epicyclic Gear Trains With One Main Shaft

[+] Author Affiliations
Huafeng Ding, Shuai Liu, Peng Huang, Changwang Cai, Zhen Huang

Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, China

Paper No. DETC2015-47101, pp. V05BT08A075; 10 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2015-47101
From:
  • ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5B: 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference
  • Boston, Massachusetts, USA, August 2–5, 2015
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5713-7
  • Copyright © 2015 by ASME

abstract

Design of automatic gear boxes with better performance is a pursuit goal of the modern automobile industry. In order to develop CAD method for the creative design of automatic gear boxes, this paper proposes an automatic method for the structure synthesis of one degree of freedom (DOF) epicyclic gear trains (EGTs) with one main shaft which serve as the key mechanisms in automatic gear boxes. First, based on the graph representation of EGTs, the canonical perimeter graphs and the corresponding canonical adjacency matrices are obtained. Then, based on the canonical adjacency matrices, the characteristic number strings are obtained and used to identify isomorphism in the synthesis process. Third, an automatic method is proposed to generate the basic graphs of the topological graphs of EGTs, and the basic graphs up to 9 links are synthesized. After that, based on the structural characteristics for the graphs of EGTs, an automatic method is proposed to synthesize the topological graphs of EGTs from the basic graphs, and an algorithm for the detection of rigid subchains in EGTs is also presented. Finally, a program is developed, and 1-DOF EGTs having one main shaft with up to 9 links are synthesized.

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