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Test Bench Oil Flow Simulation

Problem

  • Optimization of oil flow in gear boxes during accelerated and turn movements
  • Evaluation of technical solutions against intake of air through oil filters

Method

  • Construction of a test stand for simulation of accelerated movement
  • Carriage with gear box (housing made of acrylate glass) moving on rails (length around 50 m)
  • Pre-loading of the carriage and acceleration with bungee wires
  • Carriage equipped with acceleration sensor, 2 video cameras and lighting equipment
  • Test stand simulates turn movements, If the gear box is mounted in an angle to the moving direction

Results

  • Evaluation of an optimized design of the housing (ribs etc.)
  • Optimization of form and location of the oil filter


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