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The tooth profile most commonly used in gear drives for power transmission is

(a) A cycloid

(b) An involute

(c) An ellipse

(d) A parabola

I got this question in a dream while sleeping

Enquiry is from Contact Ratio in chapter Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Correct option is (b) An involute

The explanation is: It is due to easy manufacturing.

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