Sun Gear

  • (noun): The central gear in a epicyclic train.

Some articles on sun gear, gears, gear, sun:

Antikythera Mechanism - Mechanism - Gearing - Proposed Planet Indication Schemes
... Because of the large space between the mean sun gear and the front of the case and the size of and mechanical features on the mean sun gear it is ... He achieved this by the attachment of three meshing and equally sized gears to one of the spokes of the b1 mean sun gear ... The furthest gear away from the central spindle was fitted with an offset pin over which an arm with a slot was fitted which in turn attached to the sun spindle, causing anomalous movement indicative of the ...
Torque Limiter - Disconnect Types - Ball Detent
... It uses the planet carrier as the input with the sun gear as the output, and the annulus normally locked ... to lock it, allowing power to be transmitted from the planet carrier to the sun gear ... detents and freely rotate, causing power to be diverted from the load on the sun gear to the annulus and thereby stalling the output until torque is reduced to an amount ...
Ravigneaux Planetary Gearset - Planetary Gear Trains
... In contrast to a Ravigneaux, a simple planetary gear train has two central gears, one or more planets, and one arm carrying the planets ... Usually, one of the central gears has external teeth and is called a sun gear, and the other central gear has internal teeth and is called a ring gear ... Planet gears are usually not directly coupled, leaving three components that are directly coupled Sun gear Ring Gear Planet carrier This provides for two inputs and one output ...

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