By the end of this chapter, students should be able to:
A.Know the applications of belt drives and chain drives
List three types of transmission belts and chains in common use.
Compare and contrast belt and chain drives.
State the different engineering applications of belt and chaindrives.
Describe the different parts of a vee groove sheave and belt.B. Design a vee belt drive system ( Using Mitsuboshi Belting)
Determine the design power, and select the proper cross-section.
Select a pair of standard sheaves and belt pitch length.
Determine the number of belts required for a particular problem.
Calculate the forces acting on the shaft due to belt tension.