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The backlash for spur gears depends upon

(a) module

(b) pitch line velocity

(c) tooth profile

(d) both (a) and (b)

The question was posed to me in an interview for internship.

The doubt is from Spur Gears in section Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right choice is (d) both (a) and (b)

The best explanation: Backlash is the difference between the tooth space and the tooth thickness, as measured on the pitch circle.

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