# A compound epicyclic train. Shaft 1 is driven at 300 rpm CCW and gear A is fixed to the ground....

## Question:

A compound epicyclic train. Shaft 1 is driven at 300 rpm CCW and gear A is fixed to the ground. The tooth numbers are indicated in the figure. Determine the speed and direction of shaft 2.

## Epicyclic Gear train:

An epicyclic gear train is a compound case which consists of several gears arranged in a specific style in order to form a system of gear which is used to transmit power from one shaft to another with a minimum size of the gear box.

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{eq}\textbf {Given:} {/eq}

• Number of teeth on the gear A, {eq}T_A=56 {/eq}.
• Number of teeth on the gear B, {eq}T_B=18 {/eq}.
• Number of teeth on...

Practice Applying Rotational Motion Formulas

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Chapter 17 / Lesson 15
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This lesson introduces the reader to rotational motion and gives examples of solving rotational motion problems such as calculating the angular velocity of an object, the rotational motion of a cylinder, and the angular kinetic energy of an object.