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Homework Help: Epicyclic Gear train problem

  1. Jan 2, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Here the gear B is fixed and C and D are on the same drive. If C has 100 teeth, B has 50, D has 50 and E has 200. Calculate the ratio of the gearbox.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    My attempt is uploaded as an attachment as putting tables in here is a bit of a mission, just wanted to see if what i have done is correct. Thanks a lot in advance!

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  3. Jan 2, 2014 #2


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    The result for E looks right, but check the c/d column.
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