-The Howard Gear-

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______THE HOWARD GEAR________
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-----THE EXPANDING GEAR------
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-IMAGINE A GEAR THAT EXPANDED AND CONTRACTED AUTOMATICALLY
-IMAGINE A SERIES OF GEARS THAT COULD CHANGE THEIR RATIO IN UNICINE
-IMAGINE THESE GEARS WOULD SHRINK AND EXPAND, DEPENDING ON LOAD INPUT!
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YES, TRULY AUTOMATIC GEARSHIFTING!.
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-ON BICYCLES
-ON CAR TRANSMISSIONS
-ON HEAVY MACHINERY
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THIS ALL HAPPENS THANKS TO SPRING ACTION.
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THE GEAR TEETH ARE DIVIDED IN SEPARATE SECTIONS.
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THEN,....
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ATTACH THEM TO ARMS, SO THEY CAN PIVOT.....THEN ATTACH SPRINGS
IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION THE "CHAIN" WILL BE PULLING.
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OR...
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PUT YOUR FINGERS TOGETHER, AT THE FINGER TIPS, ALL TEN (HOPEFULY), MOVE THEM BACK AND FORTH.
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YOU HAVE JUST CREATED AND EXPANDING GEAR.
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THAT TYPE...
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WOULD BE GOOD FOR TRANSMISSIONS; DOUBLING AS PART OF THE DRIVE-SHAFT AS WELL.
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BUT, IT IS ALSO PART OF THE MAGIC, THIS FINGER MOTION, IN THE BACK "CASETTE" GEARS, WHEN THE HOWARD GEAR IS APPLIED TO BICYCLES. THE HOWARD GEAR REPLACES ALL SEVEN GEAR IN THE BACK, AND THE THREE IN THE FRONT. WITH JUST ONE GEAR IN EACH LOCATION.
.BECAUSE, WE NEED THE GEAR TO EXPAND UNDER STRESS, NOT, SHRINK....SO,...LIKE YOUR FINGERS...AS THE CENTER GETS SMALLER...THE OUTSIDE...OR SIDES...THE BASE KNUCKLES...WOULD GET LARGER.
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WHICH IS HOW 21-SPEED WORKS...GOING UP-HILL?
---THE BACK GEAR GEAR LARGER...AND THE FRONT SMALLER..
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IN AN AUTOTRANSMISSION, WE WOULD NEED A REVERSE GEAR, AND A TORQUE CONVERTER.......
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.............................AND THAT'S IT!
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THANK YOU.
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JESS H. KRIEHN
JUNE 25TH, 2o13

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  • ABOUT THE ENTRANT

  • Name:
    Jess Kriehn
  • Type of entry:
    individual
  • Profession:
    Scientist
  • Jess's favorite design and analysis tools:
    My Howard Gear Design is nice. It's an expanding/contracting gear.
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