4 Hydrokinetic fluid couplings and torque converters

A fluid drive uses hydrokinetic energy as a means of transferring power from the engine to the transmission in such a way as to automatically match the vehicle's speed, load and acceleration requirement characteristics. These drives may be of a simple two element type which takes up the drive smoothly without providing increased torque or they may be of a three or more element unit which not only conveys the power as required from the engine to the transmission, but also multiplies the output torque in the process.

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