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Does a lower gear ratio increase torque?
In general, a lower final drive ratio will lead to less torque at the wheels but a higher top speed. Meanwhile, a higher ratio will result in the opposite, i.e. more torque at the wheels but a lower top speed. Remember, this is done without any change to the power and torque of the engine.
Do gears reduce torque?
Gear reduction has the opposite effect on torque. The rotary machine’s output torque is increased by multiplying the torque by the gear ratio, less some efficiency losses. These applications use gearboxes that are assembled opposite of those in applications that reduce speed and increase torque.
How do you increase the torque of a motor?
The way to increase the torque that the motor delivers, mechanically, would be:
- To increase the diameter of the wire in the windings (which is to say, completely remanufacture the motor)
- to have the output shaft coupled to a gear reduction setup, which would lower the final drive rpms, but increase the torque.
How do I make my torque higher?
An effective modification that will increase torque significantly is to install a turbo or supercharger. Forced induction forces air into your engine, increasing the power the engine provides. Depending on the torque curve you prefer, a turbocharger will need time to spool before it provides torque benefits.
How does gear size affect gear torque?
Small drive gear, large driven gear. Speed will decrease, torque will increase. As a quick-and-dirty example – you have a 20-tooth drive gear (input) and a 60-tooth driven gear (output.) Your gear ratio will be 3:1, so your input speed will be divided by three, and your input torque will be multiplied by three.
How do you increase the torque of a rotary machine?
The rotary machine’s output torque is increased by multiplying the torque by the gear ratio, less some efficiency losses. While in many applications gear reduction reduces speed and increases torque, in other applications gear reduction is used to increase speed and reduce torque.
Why does the torque drop after a certain RPM?
The torque starts dropping after a certain RPM because of multiple other reasons too. – Friction increases as RPM increases. – One of the most important reason is intake and exhaust tuning. The intake and exhaust is designed to make optimum torque at a certain range of RPM – no engine can make maximum torque at all RPMs.
How much does gearbox speed affect electric motor speed?
If the electric motor speed is 3,450 rpm, the gearbox reduces this speed by five times to 690 rpm. If the motor torque is 10 lb-in, the gearbox increases this torque by a factor of five to 50 lb-in (before subtracting out gearbox efficiency losses).