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When two pulleys of different diameters are connected by means of an open belt drive, then the angle of contact taken into consideration should be of the

(a) larger pulley

(b) smaller pulley

(c) average of two pulleys

(d) none of the mentioned

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This intriguing question originated from Belt, Rope and Chain Drives topic in chapter Belt, Rope and Chain Drives of Machine Kinematics

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The correct choice is (b) smaller pulley

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