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To split the engine torque in two ways, which of the following device is used?

(a) Clutch

(b) Brake

(c) Final drive

(d) Differential

I have been asked this question during an internship interview.

My question is taken from The Differential & Torques in Epicyclic Gear Trains topic in portion Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right answer is (d) Differential

Explanation: The differential is a device that splits the engine torque two ways, allowing each output to spin at a different speed and hence considered as an immensely important device in the modern vehicles.

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