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ME 352A LAB MANUAL-3 EPICYCLIC GEAR TRAIN EXPERIMENT INTRODUCTION: Any combination of gear wheels by means of which motion is transmitted from one shaft to another shaft is called a gear train. In case of epicyclic gear trains, the axes of the shafts on which the gears are mounted may move relative to a fixed axis. STEPS: 1. Tighten the bolt to adjust the loads to zero mark. 2. Switch on the apparatus. 3. Note various reading by setting initial speed (200)by turning the knob. 4. Tighten further the load to decrease gearbox speed to 180 and note all reading. 5. Produce table and plot various reading (ammeter, voltmeter, various torques) with
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