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Input torque acts on which of the following member?

(a) Driven member

(b) Driving member

(c) Fixed member

(d) Reciprocating member

The question was asked by my school principal while I was bunking the class.

The doubt is from The Differential & Torques in Epicyclic Gear Trains topic in section Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right choice is (b) Driving member

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 driving member.

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