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Forces gears cause to the shaft (spur gears) - force diagram

  1. Jun 23, 2013 #1

    Femme_physics

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    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    Describe the forces acting on the shaft AB

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    I've ignored the bearings for now.... but I know each of them has 2 forces, 1 in the radial direction and the other in the tangential direction ... Anyway, this is my diagram (sans bearing forces)

    I assumed shaft AB rotates clockwise

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  3. Jun 24, 2013 #2

    I like Serena

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    Hey Fp!

    Looks good!
    I'd add the forces in the bearings A and B as well though.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2013
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