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Integration of Automatic Transmission for AutoRickshaw

Auto-rickshaws are very popular in Indian, everyone know that they have manual transmissions with 4 forward gears and 1 reverse. Have you ever thought how convenient it would be for the driver if it had automatic transmission? especially when a passenger too occupies the driver seat, a common scene in most cities.

Now if you think why not anyone has thought of this wonderful idea before you may be wrong. It is entirely possible that companies have thought of it and discarded the idea, may be for the following reasons;

  • Automatic transmission costs more – So it is not practical to increase the cost of auto rickshaws which are to be owned by poor people.
  • Has lower mileage than manual transmission  because of low efficiency of automatic transmission system.
  • Have higher maintenance costs

If you think of the auto-mobile industry a few years back you will find that most car models didn’t have automatic transmissions but now more and more models are coming with AT. This is because the above three disadvantages are getting fixed, the same can happen for auto rickshaws. So this would definitely be a good time to do a project on automatic transmission for auto rickshaws.

This mechanical engineering project is about integrating an automatic transmission to an auto rickshaw replacing manual transmission gear box.

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Manual transmissions are operated with the help of a clutch box, a gear knob and meshing of different sets of gear boxes. But an automatic transmission works with the help of planetary gears.

The working of automatic transmission for the project is the same as that in a gearless scooter. But here while integrating this transmission with an auto-rickshaw the size of the transmission equipment is different from that of scooter. So you will need to machine transmission elements.

Reference links: http://auto.howstuffworks.com/automatic-transmission.htm

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Chandu - June 29, 2010

Can it be applied to other vehicles for example 2 & 4 wheelers

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Charles John - June 29, 2010

It’s possible for 2 wheelers but 4 wheelers need a more complex design.

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Rakesh Agarwal - June 30, 2010

I just happen to cruise to this website by accident but found this article interesting. If such auto-transmission is available, I could get thousands of them fitted in Delhi’s autorickshaws which are part of our organisations.

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Charles John - July 1, 2010

So it looks like anyone attempting this project has a good market as well as a sponsor!! 🙂 Thanx Rakesh..

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DARSHAN - July 10, 2010

is it more flexible than manual transmission. it seems like an interesting project for the students like me who wnts to do some awesome stuff in thr projects.

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ashish patil - August 27, 2010

good idea ! but how i can fabricate it as a project ?

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Pratik nikam - September 7, 2010

can i gt technical details of this project…?
i aspire 2 do it…

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Vijay Kumar - December 30, 2010

can i gt technical details of this project, i want to make a project report in my study. Its urgent please forward details.

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rasheed - February 19, 2011

can i get details of this project.?

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sandeep jha - March 16, 2011

CAN I GET THE TECHNICAL DETAILS OF ITS MANUFACTURE

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sandeep jha - March 16, 2011

WILL U GIVE THE TECHNICAL DETAILS OF ITS MANUFACTURE

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MAZHER ABBAS - April 13, 2011

can i gt technical details of this project, i want to make a project report in my study. Its urgent please forward details.

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Ashiesh - July 13, 2011

can i please get the technical details of this proj. i want to start it as soon as possible

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Maneesh - July 15, 2011

Pls mail me complete technical details of this topic as early as possible

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Vineeth - July 15, 2011

Pls mail me complete technical details of this topic as early as possible

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Manu - July 15, 2011

Pls mail me complete technical details of this topic as early as possible

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Arpit - July 21, 2011

I have a project for final year of mechanical engineering students.
Interested may contact.
The title of project is “Gear cutting Attachment on Lathe”.
Its a special Fixture which when attached on a lathe m/c can be used to cut profiles of gear.
Thus we do not need milling machine for that.
This is locate in PUNE.
Contact 9021658656

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jadhav vikram - September 10, 2011

realy it is very intresting project , can you send details about it

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saravana - December 20, 2011

sir pls send me the complete details of this project as soon as possible

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Manu - January 6, 2012

Sir can u pls mail me all the technical details of the project ” Integration of Automatic Transmission for AutoRickshaw”.

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mayur - June 25, 2012

PLEASE GIVE ME DETAIL INFORMATION WITHIN A DAY

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raaz - August 18, 2013

hey hello ,
right now i’m in final year mechanical engineering student…
this project is of my interest.. its really a great topic considering the daily travel especially when someone has to sit on 4th seat i.e on the drivers seat 😛
it would be easy for them to drive 🙂
it would be comfortable for everyone..
i wish to do the same as my project…
so can i have someone to guide through this..
awaiting positive reply.
raaz

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William Jose - August 9, 2015

Interested in doing this one as a project 4 ma final year.. Pls send d technical details as soon as possible.

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Loudes - February 2, 2016

Cn I gt mre details

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micheal - May 4, 2017

sir, can i have some leads/ hints/ details/ contacts or any other source by which i can work more on the same for my final year project.
Please.
thanks in advance 🙂

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