belt drive, centrifugal force, derivation, formula, free body diagram, belt

Centrifugal forces

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How do centrifugal forces influence the contact pressure between belt and pulley?How can centrifugal forces be...
belt drive, tension, stress, slack side, tight side, bending stress, pretension, preload force, centrifugal tension

Maximum belt stress

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: Which forces or tensions act in the belt?How is the centrifugal tension and the bending stress...
belt drive, power, transmission, optimum belt speed, maximum power, diagram

Optimum belt speed

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How is the transmitted power of belt drives determined?What influence does centrifugal force have on the...
belt drive, bearing force, calculation, tight side, slack side

Bearing force

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: How is the bearing force of belt drives calculated?What is the maximum bearing force for a...
belt drive, slip, slippage, belt, elongation, shrinkage. stretching, shrinking

Slippage

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What is meant by slippage in general and by elastic slip sliding slip in particular?Which belt...
belt drive, type, flat belt, tension cord, top, bottom, cover

Belt types

This article provides answers to the following questions, among others: What are the operating characteristics of a flat belt?What are the pros and cons of V-belts...