Torsen Differential

This example shows a comparison between the behavior of an open differential and a type II Torsen limited-slip differential in a typical road condition whereby one of the wheels loses grip whilst transmitting torque. The input torque is applied to the carrier through a crown gear, and is modeled with a Simple Gear with constant efficiency. The limited-slip arises from the non-backdrivable nature of the Equvex™ gears, which are modeled by Sun-Planet Worm Gear blocks. The result is a torque bias in favor of the wheel with greater traction, and a decrease in the relative velocity between left and right axles. Here the uneven road condition is reproduced by decreasing the wheel normal force during vehicle acceleration.

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