Design Improvement of Automatic Transmission System for Remote Controlled Car


Article Preview

Remote controlled cars currently in the market only offer one transmission mode. They are less efficient in acceleration while the torque cannot be increase during the low speed. Although improvement has been made by upgrading to two speed transmissions, but the gearing system is still not sufficient to maximize the speed of nitro engine. With a third gear, the car has the potential to increase its velocity and fully utilize its engine power. This paper focus on the transmission system model for 1/10th scale nitro engine which can produce up to 30,000 rpm. The third gears has shown significant improvement of the car theoretical speed up to 210 km/h.



Edited by:

Zamir A. Zulkefli, Mohd Sapuan Salit, Suraya Mohd Tahir, Yousuf El-Shekeil, Mohamad Ridzwan Ishak, Abdul Aziz Hairuddin, Azizan As'arry, Khairil Fadzli Abu Bakar and Radhiyah Khalid




M.K.A.M. Ariffin et al., "Design Improvement of Automatic Transmission System for Remote Controlled Car", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 564, pp. 25-30, 2014

Online since:

June 2014




[1] Hayashi, M. (2000). Patent No. Patent Number: 6155956. Fujisawa, Japan.

[2] Baldwin, D. A. (1986). Patent No. Patent Number: 4617836. Woking, England.

[3] Tomomitsu. T, Masaru. S, Yoshinori. T, Yoshitomi. H, Takeshige. M, & Yoshiyuki.A. (2008). Patent No. EP1288534 B1. Japan.

[4] Edwards, D., & Cline, R. (2006). Patent No. Patent Number: 7021446 B2. United States.

[5] Harris, F. W. (1940). Patent No. Patent Number: 2275046. California.

[6] Zang, H., & Fan, J. (2013). Fuzzy Control of Clutch Engagement with Engine Running at Local Constant Speed. Journal of Computational Information Systems 9: 9 , 3423-3430.

[7] Eveleigh, J. (2012, April 19). Clutch and Slipper. Retrieved November 29, 2012, from http: /csgbenefits. org/mgt/Clutch. htm.

[8] Aubel, J. (2002). Potential Energy, Conservation of Energy. Southern Florida: Physnet. Retrieved December 12, 2012, from http: /qinf. fisica. unimi. it/~paris/FisBio/m21. pdf.

[9] Weatherby, J. H. (1987). Patent No. Patent Number: 4673073. New Jersey.

[10] Mott, R. L. (2004). Machine Element in Mechanical Design, Fourth Edition. Ohio: Prentice Hall.

Fetching data from Crossref.
This may take some time to load.