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Smooth and e-fficient

Jian Yao (Shanghai Jiao Tong University), 
Company: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Published: dSPACE Magazine 2/2015, Jun 2015

Electric wedge clutch for smoother shifts

Previous attempts at wedge clutches in automatic transmissions often failed because of unpleasant shift jerking. Researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University are working on solving this problem through a precisely controlled electric motor. The validation is based on hardware and software tools by dSPACE.

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