Evaluating promising car axle structures by examples of the patents of international manufacturers
Authors: Leschinsky D.Yu., Smirnov A.A., Yagubova E.V.
Published in issue: #12(24)/2013
Category: Engineering | Chapter: Transport systems
The paper presents a research on the most significant inventions in the field of vehicles drive axles. It describes the most interesting axle and main gear designs, as well as the designs of wheels, wheel hub assemblies, drive shafts, and differential locks. Diagrams and pictures illustrate the basic approaches applied in the structures and the principles of their operations.