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36 minutes ago, awaterpon said:

What applications in mechanical engineering I could use my new invention in?

What is new in the invention? Can you provide some details?

 

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Two set of gear box one with 1:14 and the other of 1:56 the total is 784

Torque is first reduced by 1:14 then stored in spring then the spring release its energy to the gearbox 1:56.

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21 minutes ago, awaterpon said:

Torque is first reduced by 1:14 then stored in spring then the spring release its energy to the gearbox 1:56.

It looks like a variant of a toy car mechanism. My (rather limited) experiences says these kind of mechanisms are not suited for scaling up, but it works pretty good for small toys.

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  • 3 weeks later...

If you could scale it up to the size required to propel a ship and if it was smaller/lighter than the current gearing systems onboard them (two giant if's), there is potentially a big market. On a steam powered ship, turbines run efficiently at several thousand rpm while the propellers they power are most efficient at low (typically 100-300) rpm so there is a giant cluster of reduction gears to slow turbine speed down to propeller speed.

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