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Cam-Gears Forces, Velocities, Powers and Efficiency

Raffaella Aversa1, Relly Victoria V. Petrescu2, Bilal Akash3, Ronald B. Bucinell4, Antonio Apicella1 and Florian Ion T. Petrescu2
  • 1 Second University of Naples, Italy
  • 2 Bucharest Polytechnic University, Romania
  • 3 American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • 4 Union College, United States


The paper presents a method of the original type in order to determine the effectiveness of a mechanism camshaft and adept. The originality of this method consists of eliminating the friction. In this research analyzes the four types of side camshaft: 1. Camshaft rotary switch and the motherboard translated adept; 2. The mechanism with the camshaft rotary switch and openness to be translated with roll; The 3. The camshaft rotary switch and the rocking chair adept with roll; The 4. The camshaft rotary switch and the rocking chair adept. For any mechanism with the camshaft and the follower is uses a different method to determine the most efficient design. We take into account the mechanism (the timing end) cam, which is the second of the mechanism in internal combustion engines. Optimization of this mechanism (timing end), can improve the functionality of the engine and may increase the comfort of the vehicle too.

American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume 10 No. 2, 2017, 491-505


Submitted On: 27 December 2016 Published On: 12 May 2017

How to Cite: Aversa, R., V. Petrescu, R. V., Akash, B., Bucinell, R. B., Apicella, A. & Petrescu, F. I. T. (2017). Cam-Gears Forces, Velocities, Powers and Efficiency. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 10(2), 491-505.

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  • Kinematics
  • Forces
  • Velocities
  • Powers
  • Cam
  • Cams
  • Efficiency
  • Translated Follower
  • Rocking-Follower
  • Follower with Roll