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The toothed wheels in chain drives are known as ______

(a) Sprockets

(b) Sprockers

(c) V-belt

(d) V- chain

This question was addressed to me in an internship interview.

Asked question is from Chain Drives in section Belt, Rope and Chain Drives of Machine Kinematics

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Correct choice is (a) Sprockets

To explain I would say: The wheels and the chain are subjected to a constraint to move together without slipping and ensures perfect velocity ratio. The toothed wheels are known as sprocket wheels or sprockets.

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