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In a clock mechanism, the gear train used to connect minute hand to hour hand, is

(a) epicyclic gear train

(b) reverted gear train

(c) compound gear train

(d) simple gear train

I have been asked this question by my school teacher while I was bunking the class.

My question comes from Gear Trains topic in division Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right choice is (b) reverted gear train

The best explanation: The reverted gear trains are used in automotive transmissions, lathe back gears, industrial speed reducers, and in clocks (where the minute and hour hand shafts are co-axial.

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