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Modeling Compound Gear Trains

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An exploration of compound gear trains including separation forces and friction


Updated 01 Dec 2016

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This live script has a series of questions prompting students to explore compound gear trains. It starts simply with an assumption of 100% efficiency. Subsequent questions explore losses through friction. Linear algebra is used to deal with the coupling among equations in the model.

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