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Magic of Mechanics - Epicyclic (planetary) gears

  1. Jun 24, 2015 #1
    All About Epicyclic gearing

    This Video illustrates :
    - How does Epicyclic gear Work
    - some Application of Epicyclic gear
    - How to make Epicyclic gear calculation

     
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  3. Jun 26, 2015 #2

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    This is all fun and games but even more "magical" is a compound planetary gear set which can attain absurdly high gear reduction (1:10 to 1:20000) with only 4 gears.
     
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