BUCKNOR NORMAN KENNETH (Total 160 Patents Found)

A family of transmissions having a plurality of family members each having three planetary gearsets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The planetary gearsets and the torque-transmitting mechanisms are interconnected such that at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio can be established within...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, each of which has three members, and six torque-transmitting mechanisms, which are selectively engageable to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between a transmission input shaft and a transmission output shaft. Ea...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The powertrain includes an engine and torque co...
A family of transmission mechanisms having at least six forward speeds wherein each family member includes three planetary gearsets, five torque transmitting mechanisms, and three interconnecting members. The planetary gear sets each have three members (sun gear member, ring gear member, and planet carrier assembly mem...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is contin...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. Two fixed interconnections continuo...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms that are selectively engaged to produce at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between an input shaft and an output shaft. The planetary gearsets are arranged such that a member of the first ...
A chain drive mechanism has spaced sprockets about which is trained an endless chain. A traveling chain is disposed radially inward of the endless chain and encircles one or the other of the sprockets during power transmission. The traveling chain is transportable between the sprockets so that the speed ratio therebetw...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets, one brake, and three clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter t...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, each of which has three members, and six torque-transmitting mechanisms, which are selectively engageable to establish at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio between a transmission input shaft and a transmission output shaft. Ea...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is contin...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one pla...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. A fixed interconnection continuously connect...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, one planet...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, which each have a member interconnected with one of the other planetary gearsets, and two of the planetary gearsets have a second member continuously interconnected. Each family member includes six torque-transmitting mechanisms which are engaged in com...
A family of power transmissions have three planetary gearsets each of which have first, second, and third members. A pair of fixed interconnecting members establish continuous connections between a member of the first planetary gearset and a member of the second planetary gearset, and between another member of the seco...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, o...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. First and second interconnections continuous...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and a fixed interconnection. Also, one planet...
A traveling chain mechanism has spaced sprockets with an endless chain trained around them. A traveling chain is transferable between the sprockets radially inward of the endless chain. The speed ratio between the sprockets is dependent upon which sprocket has the traveling chain connected thereto. By transferring the ...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and at least one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. Two fixed interconnections continuo...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one pla...
A family of power transmissions having first, second, and third planetary gearsets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The first planetary gearset is continuously interconnected with a member of the second planetary gearset and a member of the third planetary gearset. The second planetary gearset is continuously in...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrai...
A family of power transmissions disposed in powertrains wherein each family member has three planetary gearsets and five selectively engageable torque-transmitting mechanisms. The torque-transmitting mechanisms are engaged in combinations of three to provide a reverse speed ratio and at least six forward speed ratios b...
A family of six-speed planetary transmissions incorporates three planetary gearsets and five torque-transmitting mechanisms to produce at least six forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The planetary gearsets are interconnected with three interconnecting members. The first of the interconnecting members con...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. The powertrai...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets with two brakes, four clutches and three fixed interconnections. The powertrain include...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and two fixed interconnections. Also, one int...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, which each have a member interconnected with one of the other planetary gearsets, and two of the planetary gearsets have a second member continuously interconnected. Each family member includes six torque-transmitting mechanisms which are engaged in com...
A family of power transmissions includes three planetary gearsets, which each have a member interconnected with one of the other planetary gearsets, and two of the planetary gearsets have a second member continuously interconnected. Each family member includes six torque-transmitting mechanisms which are engaged in com...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms. Two fixed interconnections continuously conn...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets (20,30,40) having six torque-transmitting mechanisms (50,52,54,56,58,59) and three fixe...
A family of multi-speed planetary transmissions has three planetary gearsets each with three planetary members and five torque-transmitting mechanisms. The transmission also has two interconnecting members, one of which interconnects a member of each of the planetary gearsets, and the other of which interconnects two m...
A family of transmissions having a plurality of family members each having three planetary gearsets and six torque-transmitting mechanisms. The planetary gearsets and the torque-transmitting mechanisms are interconnected such that at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio can be established within...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least five forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets and four clutches. The powertrain includes an engine and torque converter that is contin...
The family of transmissions has a plurality of members that can be utilized in powertrains to provide at least seven forward speed ratios and one reverse speed ratio. The transmission family members include three planetary gear sets having six torque-transmitting mechanisms and three fixed interconnections. The powertr...