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ISSN Print: 2229-5518 11    
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Technique for Examing Epicyclic Gear Box
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Author(s)
Krish Gupta, Ajay Sharma
KEYWORDS
epicyclic gear, epicyclic gearbox, power flows, efficiency
ABSTRACT
This paper presents a method for analyzing epicyclic gearboxes by evaluating the speeds, torques and efficiency of the external elements in epicyclic gear mechanisms, as well as the total ratios of the gear box. The method is based on the equations that describe each epicyclic gear mechanism and rules that assign appropriate codes to the external elements. The method emphasizes how power flows are transmitted through the epicyclic gears. Analysis of an epicyclic gear box is performed to illustrate the proposed method.
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