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Due to slip of the belt, the velocity ratio of the belt drive

(a) decreases

(b) increases

(c) does not change

(d) none of the mentioned

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My question is from Belt, Rope and Chain Drives topic in portion Belt, Rope and Chain Drives of Machine Kinematics

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The correct option is (a) decreases

To explain: The result of the belt slipping is to reduce the velocity ratio of the system. As the slipping of the belt is a common phenomenon, thus the belt should never be used where a definite velocity ratio is of importance.

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