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Braking torque acts on which of the following member?

(a) Driven member

(b) Driving member

(c) Fixed member

(d) Reciprocating member

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The above asked question is from The Differential & Torques in Epicyclic Gear Trains in division Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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The correct choice is (c) Fixed member

The explanation: If the rotating parts of an epicyclic gear trains does not undergo any acceleration then it is kept in equilibrium by an externally applied torques. The input torque is one of them and acts on the fixed member.

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