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Lewis equation in spur gears is applied

(a) only to the pinion

(b) only to the gear

(c) to stronger of the pinion or gear

(d) to weaker of the pinion or gear

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Question is from Spur Gears topic in section Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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The correct option is (d) to weaker of the pinion or gear

The explanation: The Lewis equation is applied only to the weaker of the two wheels (i.e. pinion or gear).

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