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NVH Potential of PM Gears for Electrified Drivetrains

The article "NVH Potential of PM Gears for Electrified Drivetrains" appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
Electrification has already started to have a noticeable impact on the global automotive industry. As a result, the drivetrains of hybrid (HEV) and full electric vehicles (EV) are facing many challenges, like increased requirements for NVH in high speed e-Drives and the need for performance improvements to deal with recuperation requirements. Motivated by the positive validation results of surface densified manual transmission gears which are also applicable for dedicated hybrid transmissions (DHTs) like e-DCTs, GKN engineers have been looking for a more challenging application for PM gears within those areas.

Keywords
NVH, electrification, automotive, powder metal, PM, GKN, dual-clutch transmission, hybrid transmission

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