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Computing Gear Sliding Losses - February 2020

Caleb Gurd, Carlos Wink, John Bair, and Claudia Fajardo

The article "Computing Gear Sliding Losses" appeared in the February 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
As concerns surrounding the environmental impact of fossil fuels continue to grow, so does the need to produce vehicles with higher overall efficiency. The importance of enhanced vehicles has spurred drivetrain component manufacturers to study every aspect of efficiency loss in their products. The gearbox is a key contributor to the overall drivetrain efficiency.

Keywords
gears, sliding loss, efficiency

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