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In which of the following gears, interference occurs?

(a) Cycloidal

(b) Involute

(c) Epi cycloidal

(d) Hypo-cycloidal

I had been asked this question in an international level competition.

Query is from Interference in chapter Toothed Gearing & Gear Trains of Machine Kinematics

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Right choice is (b) Involute

For explanation I would say: Interference occurs in involute gears which is one of its disadvantages amongst many advantages. This happens when the pinion has a low number of teeth.

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