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Basic Mechanical Engineering, 2e, 2nd Edition by Pravin Kumar

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CHAPTER 16

Couplings, Clutches, and Brakes

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, the student will be able:

  • To design and demonstrate the application of couplings
  • To design and demonstrate the different types of clutches and their applications
  • To design and demonstrate the different types of braking systems and their applications
COUPLINGS
16.1 INTRODUCTION

The term coupling is a device used to connect two shafts together at their ends for transmitting the power. There are a number of coupling devices used to couple two shafts but in this chapter, only a few important couplings have been introduced for an understanding of the students. There are two general types of couplings: (i) rigid, and (ii) flexible.

16.2 RIGID COUPLING ...

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