Dual-Clutch Transmission – What is it and how does it work?

The dual-clutch transmission has become quite a popular options for vehicle designers nowadays. This is due to the fact that this type of transmission combines the shifting ease of an automatic and the gear efficiency of a manual.

Dual-clutch transmission are driven by a twin or a dual clutch module and they contain traditional elements of a manual.

The manual elements include synchronizer systems to ease gear engagement, parallel shafts to create different gear rations and to select the appropriate gear ratio it features an actuated shift fork system. This is how it works: