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Gear pair

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Phil Todd



A crossed over belt makes wheels rotate in opposite directions.  This mimics the action of a gear pair.

Drag the red point to see how the involute curves mimic the motion generated by the belt.

Tags: involute, gear, mechanical-engineering
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