epicyclic gear train


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Noun1.epicyclic gear train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axisepicyclic gear train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
gearing, geartrain, power train, gear, train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
epicyclic gear, planet gear, planet wheel, planetary gear - an outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train
sun gear - the central gear in an epicyclic train
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Keruvannya zminamy shvydkosti za dopomohoyu zubchastoyi dyferentsial'noyi peredachi cherez epitsykl [Speed change management via epicyclic gear train through epicycle] Visnyk Ternopil's'koho natsional'noho tekhnichnoho universytetu [Scientific Journal of Ternopil National Technical University].
Caption: Figure 2: Multibody model of epicyclic gear train, showing only one body frame and displacement field of point c; the holonomic constraints include the rigid joint between the ring gear and ground and revolute joints between gears and ground.
The prototype system combines proven systems and technologies with a compressed air energy storage unit, a hydraulic pump/motor unit and an automatic transmission with an epicyclic gear train.
The "myTronic" transmission is based on a Lepelletier epicyclic gear train. Through the use of this concept, six gears can be produced with 30 percent fewer components than standard 5-speed automatic transmissions.