Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Actuator for shift-by-wire automatic transmission system










Image Number 6 for United States Patent #7241244.

An electric actuator for an automatic transmission includes an adapter to transmit rotary motion between the adapter and the transmission. An electric motor has an output shaft operably connected the adapter by a gear set which includes a ring gear. A release mechanism includes a solenoid which selectively moves a lock member. In a first position, the lock member engages the ring gear to lock the ring gear so that the adapter is rotated by rotary motion of the output shaft and the adapter rotates to a predetermined zone about a desired gear position. In a second position, the lock member is out of engagement with the ring gear to permit rotation of the ring gear so that the adapter is rotated by internal forces of the transmission and the adapter automatically self-aligns to the exact desired gear position when the adapter is within the predetermined zone.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Bioreactor device, and method and system for fabricating tissues in the bioreactor device
Encoder that optically detects positional information of a moving body from different optical paths lengths
Cardiac chamber volume computation from contours and base plane in cardiac MR Cine images
Lighting elements
Markers of acute myeloid leukemia stem cells
Medical injector
Multi-wired antenna for mobile apparatus
  Randomly Featured Patents
Bin filler for fruit crops
Lithium and potassium copolysilicate barrier coatings
Shopping cart
Mechanism for positioning a material working machine
Keyboard device having terminal connectable to peripheral device
Microprocessor-based digital protective relay for power transformers
Optical harness assembly and method
Apparatus for grinding eyeglass lens
Chair
Gas cylinder