fluid clutch

A hydraulically acting coupling by which power can be transmitted, used as an automatic clutch with a driving and a driven rotor revolving in oil which acts as the transmission medium

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • magnetic fluid clutch — noun : a fluid clutch in which the coupling fluid consists of finely divided ferromagnetic material suspended in oil or other liquid and is rendered practically solid when subjected to a strong magnetic field between the driving and the driven… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • clutch — [1] An electrically operated coupling device that connects or disconnects the compressor pulley and compressor shaft [2] A device that disconnects the engine from the transmission, to allow the vehicle to change gears, and then allows the engine… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fluid drive — noun an automotive power coupling • Hypernyms: ↑coupling, ↑coupler • Part Holonyms: ↑transmission, ↑transmission system * * * noun or fluid clutch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fluid Drive — is the trademarked name that Chrysler Corporation assigned to a transmission driveline combination offered from 1939 through 1953 in Chryslers and Desotos, and from 1939 through 1954 in Dodge models. The fluid drive element was a hydraulic… …   Wikipedia

  • Clutch — For other uses, see Clutch (disambiguation). Rear side of a Ford V6 engine, looking at the clutch housing on the flywheel …   Wikipedia

  • Fluid coupling — A fluid coupling is a hydrodynamic device used to transmit rotating mechanical power. It has been used in automobile transmissions as an alternative to a mechanical clutch. It also has widespread application in marine and industrial machine… …   Wikipedia

  • Clutch delay valve — A clutch delay valve is an automotive component added to the clutch system of an automobile to standardize clutch engagement speed. Its purpose is to engage the drive train of an automobile without introducing shock to the drive train components… …   Wikipedia

  • fluid — n. & adj. n. 1 a substance, esp. a gas or liquid, lacking definite shape and capable of flowing and yielding to the slightest pressure. 2 a fluid part or secretion. adj. 1 able to flow and alter shape freely. 2 constantly changing or fluctuating… …   Useful english dictionary

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