Definition of Epicyclic gear

1. Noun. An outer gear that revolves about a central sun gear of an epicyclic train.




Definition of Epicyclic gear

1. Noun. a system of gears that has a central gear wheel around which others rotate, often within an outer ring ¹

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Literary usage of Epicyclic gear

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1. Elements of Mechanism by Peter Schwamb, Allyne Litchfield Merrill, Walter Herman James (1921)
"CHAPTER VII epicyclic gear TRAINS 183. An epicyclic train of gears is a train in which some of the gears turn on fixed axes, while others turn on axes which ..."

2. Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices and Appliances, Used in Constructive by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1899)
"... Shaft—Continuous Shaft Motion —Alternating Motion—Eccentric Wheel Train—Epicyclic Gear—Epi- cyclic Train—Automatic Clutch Motion for Reversing—Eccentric ..."

3. Mechanical Movements, Powers and Devices: Contains: an Illustrated by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1903)
"... Motion for Reversing—Eccentric Gear—Sun and Planet Crank Motion—High-Speed Epicyclic Train—Sun and Planet Winding Gear—epicyclic gear Train—Compound ..."

4. Mechanical Movements, Powers, Devices and Appliances by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1899)
"... Clutch Motion for Reversing—Eccentric Gear—Sun and Planet Crank Motion—High-Speed Epicyclic Train—Sun and Planet Winding Gear—epicyclic gear ..."

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