Cone Clutch

The friction surfaces are on inner and outer cone surfaces.


Where

Mr = Transmitted torque [Nm]
μ = Coefficient of friction
r = Mean radius [m]
F = Force [N]
α = cone angle [°]

Note: to avoid locking tan(α) ≤ μ


See also: Clutch, Disc Clutch, Friction Clutch, Multiple Disc Clutch.

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Subjects: Automotive Mechanical Engineering