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Tension in the tight side of V-belt drive
Tensions in the tight side of belt=Tensions in the slack side of belt*(e^(Coefficient of friction between the belt and sides of the groove*Angle of contact*cosec(Angle of the groove/2))) GO
Tension in the tight side of rope drive
Tensions in the tight side of belt=Tensions in the slack side of belt*(e^(Coefficient of friction between the belt and sides of the groove*Angle of contact*cosec(Angle of the groove/2))) GO
Tension on tight side when centrifugal tension is taken in account
Total tension in the tight side=Centrifugal tension of belt+((Total tension in the slack side-Centrifugal tension of belt)*(e^(Coefficient of Friction*Angle of contact))) GO
Tension in the tight side of belt
Tensions in the tight side of belt=Tensions in the slack side of belt*(e^(Coefficient of Friction*Angle of contact)) GO
Torque exerted on the driven pulley
Torque=(Tensions in the tight side of belt-Tensions in the slack side of belt)*Diameter of the follower/2 GO
Torque exerted on the driving pulley
Torque=(Tensions in the tight side of belt-Tensions in the slack side of belt)*Diameter of the driver/2 GO
Power transmittted by a belt
Power=(Tensions in the tight side of belt-Tensions in the slack side of belt)* Velocity of the belt GO
Tension on tight side when centrifugal tension is taken in account
Total tension in the tight side=Tensions in the tight side of belt+Centrifugal tension of belt GO
Tension on slack side when centrifugal tension is taken in account
Total tension in the slack side=Tensions in the slack side of belt+Centrifugal tension of belt GO
Maximum tension for transmission of maximum power by a belt
Maximum tension of belt =3*Centrifugal tension of belt GO

Initial tension in the belt Formula

Initial tension of the belt=(Tensions in the tight side of belt+Tensions in the slack side of belt+(2*Centrifugal tension of belt))/2
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Velocity ratio of belt drive GO
Velocity ratio of compound belt drive GO
Velocity ratio of compound belt drive GO
Velocity ratio of simple belt drive when thickness not considered GO
Velocity ratio of simple belt drive when thickness considered GO
Velocity ratio of belt when there's total percentage slip is given GO
Total percentage slip in a belt GO
Velocity ratio of belt in terms of creep of belt GO
Length of an open belt drive GO
Length of a cross belt drive GO
Angle made by belt with vertical axis for open belt drive GO
Angle made by belt with vertical axis for cross belt drive GO
Power transmittted by a belt GO
Torque exerted on the driving pulley GO
Torque exerted on the driven pulley GO
Tension in the tight side of belt GO
angle of contact for open belt drive GO
angle of contact for cross belt drive GO
Centrifugal Tension in belt GO
Tension on tight side when centrifugal tension is taken in account GO
Tension on slack side when centrifugal tension is taken in account GO
Tension on tight side when centrifugal tension is taken in account GO
Maximum tension of belt GO
Maximum tension for transmission of maximum power by a belt GO
Tension in the tight side for transmission of maximum power by a belt GO
Velocity for transmission of maximum power by a belt GO
Normal reaction between the belt and the sides of the groove GO
Frictional force in V belt drive GO
Tension in the tight side of V-belt drive GO
Tension in the tight side of rope drive GO
Relation between pitch and pitch circle diameter of a chain drive GO
Velocity ratio GO

What is initial tension in belt drive?

The tension in the belt which is passing over the two pulleys i.e driver and follower when the pulleys are stationary is known as initial tension in the belt.

How to Calculate Initial tension in the belt?

Initial tension in the belt calculator uses Initial tension of the belt=(Tensions in the tight side of belt+Tensions in the slack side of belt+(2*Centrifugal tension of belt))/2 to calculate the Initial tension of the belt, Initial tension in the belt is the tension in the belt which is passing over the two pulleys i.e driver and follower when the pulleys are stationary is known as initial tension in the belt. . Initial tension of the belt and is denoted by To symbol.

How to calculate Initial tension in the belt using this online calculator? To use this online calculator for Initial tension in the belt, enter Tensions in the slack side of belt (T2), Tensions in the tight side of belt (T1) and Centrifugal tension of belt (Tc) and hit the calculate button. Here is how the Initial tension in the belt calculation can be explained with given input values -> 27 = (20+10+(2*12))/2.

FAQ

What is Initial tension in the belt?
Initial tension in the belt is the tension in the belt which is passing over the two pulleys i.e driver and follower when the pulleys are stationary is known as initial tension in the belt. and is represented as To=(T1+T2+(2*Tc))/2 or Initial tension of the belt=(Tensions in the tight side of belt+Tensions in the slack side of belt+(2*Centrifugal tension of belt))/2. Tensions in the slack side of belt is described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, a cable, chain, or similar one-dimensional continuous object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object, Tensions in the tight side of belt is described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, a cable, chain, or similar one-dimensional continuous object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object and Centrifugal tension of belt is the tension caused by centrifugal force.
How to calculate Initial tension in the belt?
Initial tension in the belt is the tension in the belt which is passing over the two pulleys i.e driver and follower when the pulleys are stationary is known as initial tension in the belt. is calculated using Initial tension of the belt=(Tensions in the tight side of belt+Tensions in the slack side of belt+(2*Centrifugal tension of belt))/2. To calculate Initial tension in the belt, you need Tensions in the slack side of belt (T2), Tensions in the tight side of belt (T1) and Centrifugal tension of belt (Tc). With our tool, you need to enter the respective value for Tensions in the slack side of belt, Tensions in the tight side of belt and Centrifugal tension of belt and hit the calculate button. You can also select the units (if any) for Input(s) and the Output as well.
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