Continuous Variable Transmission CVT
Research group DSD, Automotive Engineering Science, Professor M. Steinbuch, PhD, department Mechanical Engineering TU/e. PhD research by K. van de Meerakker, MSc.
Continuous Variable Transmission for passenger cars according to the van Doorne principle with pulley sets and metal belt. Pulley adjustment and corresponding ratio control are effected by electrical servomotors rather than hydraulics.