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Spiral bevel gears designed to be used with an offset in their shafts are called ‘hypoid gears’

(a) True

(b) False

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This question is from Contact Ratio topic in section Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Correct answer is (a) True

To explain: The pitch surfaces of such gears are hyperboloids of revolution.

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