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Automatic Transmission, How It Works – 3d Animation

The operation of an automatic transmission is explained here with help of animation. Allison-1000 transmission model, which has 6 speed and reverse is used for this purpose.

source/image(PrtSc): Learn Engineering

The video starts with an explanation of planetary gear set. Just by engaging few clutch packs different output speed can be achieved in automatic transmission. A brief introduction of the torque converter is also given here.Watch the video from Learn Engineering for more info:

An automatic transmission and a manual transmission accomplish exactly the same thing, but they do it in totally different ways.On an automatic transmission, brilliant engineering determines which gear is engaged without you having to do a dang thing except to press the gas or the brake pedals. It’s automotive magic.

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Like other transmission systems on vehicles, it allows an internal combustion engine, best suited to run at a relatively high rotational speed, to provide a range of speed and torque outputs necessary for vehicular travel. The number of forward gear ratios is often expressed for manual transmissions as well (e.g., 6-speed manual).