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Technology(Mechanisms;Gears)

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What is a gear? A wheel with teeth on its outer edge
What are gears used for? To create speed and to transfer motion from one shaft to another
What is one gear on it own,known as? A spur gear
What are two gears meshing known as? A compound gear train
What is the gear connected to the motor known as? The driver
What is the gear connected to the driver known as? The driven
What direction do two meshing gears rotate in? Opposite directions
If a third wheel were to be added to a gear train,what would it be known as? An idler gear, or an intermediate gear
What direction would the idler gear go in? The same direction as the driver
What output do you get when you put a smaller driver to a lager driven? A slower output
What output do you get when you put a larger driver to a smaller driven? A faster output
How do you calculate the gear ratio? Driver over driven
What is a worm and worm wheel? A way of transferring motion through 90 degrees
What is a rack and pinion? Gears used to transfer rotary motion into linear motion
What are bevel gears? Types of gears used to transfer motion through 90 degrees
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