Gearbox

A mechanical device that provides a torque-speed conversion between an input and output shaft.

A small gearbox used on a torque wrench is called a Torque Multiplier - which is exactly what it does.

Low Gear

The lowest gear in a transmission, usually called first gear.

Synchromesh Gearbox

A gearbox using a device that synchronizes the speeds of gears that are being shifted together.


See also: Automated Manual Transmission, Clutch, Drivetrain, Engine, Overdrive, Propshaft, Synchromesh Gearbox, Transaxle.

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Subjects: Automotive Mechanical Engineering